This practical course covers line engraving, drypoint, and the tonal variations of mezzotint and stipple; etching and the tonal variations of soft ground, aquatint, and sugar aquatint; relief prints and deep etch; and woodcut, linocut, and wood engraving. Constantly referencing the 156 illustrations ... read more
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This practical course covers line engraving, drypoint, and the tonal variations of mezzotint and stipple; etching and the tonal variations of soft ground, aquatint, and sugar aquatint; relief prints and deep etch; and woodcut, linocut, and wood engraving. Constantly referencing the 156 illustrations reproduced throughout, the author achieves a fine balance between technique and theory.
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