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The Art of Etchingby Ernest Lumsden
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An expert traces every step in the creation of etchings, from essential materials to completed proof. More than 50 figures illustrate each phase, and 24 annotated plates exemplify every technique. In addition to practical lessons, this book also features a rich historical survey of the art, illustrated by 105 additional plates.
Clear, detailed instructions for etching, drypoint, softground, aquatint; from first sketch to print. 200 illus.
Table of Contents
III. THE PLATE
IV. "GROUNDS AND " GROUNDING " THE PLATE"
V. "POINTS, SCRAPERS, BURNISHERS AND GRAVERS"
VII. LIST OF MATERIALS AND TOOLS
VIII. PLAN OF AN ETCHING ROOM
IX. METHODS OF BITING
XI. ADDITIONAL WORK-MISTAKES AND THEIR REMEDY
XII. "TRANSFERRING-" NEGATIVE " AND " RELIEF " ETCHING"
XIII. "SOFT GROUND, AQUATINT, AND THE PEN METHOD"
XIV. DRYPOINT AND MEZZOTINT
XV. PRINTING PAPERS
XVI. FLATTENING AND MOUNTING
XVII. MILDEW AND RESTORING
XVIII. THE MEDIUM IN RELATION TO THE ARTIST'S IDEA
XIX. A BRIEF SURVEY OF ETCHERS UP TO THE YEAR 1800
XX. DÜRER AND LUCAS VAN LEYDEN
XXI. REMBRANDT AND VAN DYCK
XXIII. BRITISH ETCHERS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
XXIV. MERYON AND THE FRENCH REVIVAL
XXV. HADEN AND WHISTLER
XXVI. THE MODERNS
XXVII. PERSONAL NOTES BY EMINENT ETCHERS ON THEIR METHODS
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