Monthly Archives: October 2016

Proofing a two plate etching

I had an odd scrap of copper that lent itself to this unusual composition.  I’d promised myself that I would take a break from color printing and return to black ink, but the first proof cried out for color.  I cut a second plate as close to the size of the original as possible, and […]

Good company at home in the studio

Helen keeps me company while I begin to plan the different layers of a multiple plate etching. This Potinara has been in bloom for three weeks, so it’s a race against time if I want to draw from life and not from photo documentation.