Monday, 31 May 2010

Acrylic Resist Etching

Reading Carol's blog post the other day about Acrylic Resist Etching reminded me of a workshop I attended last summer with Sue Corr in Betws-y-coed, Wales to further my skills in this technique.
We used the safe etching method of dipping the prepared aluminium plate into a saturated copper sulphate solution. This is a close up of the plate which I find quite beautiful in itself:

The first print that I made was using black ink:

and the second using different thickness of ink in order to build up the layers of colour in the print. I am resolving to experiment more with this technique:

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