• Simon Williams

At the fifth attempt – I’m happy

Finally, after five attempts, I’ve got a plate with; enough etch to make a relief print, a satisfying sky effect enough detail in the ironwork (not etched away)

3.5 minutes in fresh, warm (hot tap) etching solution seems to be the effective recipe.

Using the edge of a feather to apply the oil has given a controlled application.

Using two-colour combination on the ink roller seems effective too. Now I have a plate that works I can experiment on the inking.

#photoetching #pier #clevedon

© September 2020 by Simon Williams