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The Art of Etching

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

Clear, detailed instructions for etching, drypoint, softground, aquatint; from first sketch to print. 200 illus.

Table of Contents

PART I

I. INTRODUCTORY

II. ESSENTIALS

III. THE PLATE

IV. "GROUNDS AND " GROUNDING " THE PLATE"

V. "POINTS, SCRAPERS, BURNISHERS AND GRAVERS"

VI. MORDANTS

VII. LIST OF MATERIALS AND TOOLS

PART II

VIII. PLAN OF AN ETCHING ROOM

IX. METHODS OF BITING

X. PRINTING

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

PART III

XIX. A BRIEF SURVEY OF ETCHERS UP TO THE YEAR 1800

XX. DÜRER AND LUCAS VAN LEYDEN

XXI. REMBRANDT AND VAN DYCK

XXII. GOYA

XXIII. BRITISH ETCHERS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

XXIV. MERYON AND THE FRENCH REVIVAL

XXV. HADEN AND WHISTLER

XXVI. THE MODERNS

PART IV

XXVII. PERSONAL NOTES BY EMINENT ETCHERS ON THEIR METHODS

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486200491
Author:
Lumsden, E. S.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Lumsden, E. S.
Author:
Art Instruction
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Graphic Arts
Subject:
Printmaking
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Dry-point
Subject:
Etching
Subject:
Printmaking - General
Subject:
Techniques - Printmaking
Subject:
Art -- Instruction.
Subject:
etching techniques
Subject:
Engraving
Subject:
Art-Print Making Techniques
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Art Instruction
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.82 lb

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