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Magical Secrets About Aquatint: Spit Bite, Sugar Lift & Other Etched Tones Step-by-Step

by Emily York

ISBN: 1891300210 / 9781891300219

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Cultural Writing. Art. Crown Point Press master printer Emily York discusses aquatint, a form of etching used to create delicate washes, velvety blacks, and intricate layers of color impossible in other art media. Using 46 prints by 32 artists, she ties process directly to art and explains spit bite, sugar lift, soap ground, and water bite. She also details steel-facing and multiple plate printing, with step-by-step instructions for making your own aquatints. With two appendices: "Printing the Crown Point Way" by Kathan Brown and "Using Acid to Bite Plates" by Catherine Brooks. DVD included.

ASIN 1891300210
  • 9781891300219
Amazon Sales Rank 148,638
Main Category Hardcover
Group Book
Publisher Crown Point Press
Studio Crown Point Press
Brand York, Emily/ Brown, Kathan (CON)
Manufacturer Crown Point Press
Manufacturer Part Number 9781891300219
Part Number 9781891300219
Package Quantity 1
Count Per Package 1
Dimensions 8.0 x 1.25 x 9.75 inches. Weight: 3.4 pounds
Package Dimensions 9.8 x 8.1 x 1.3 inches. Weight: 3.4 pounds
Language(s) English (Published)
English (Original Language)
English (Unknown)
Adult Product? No

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