Dry point etchings allow for unique linear qualities, and the printed marks display a look and feel, found in no other medium. The scratchy build-up of marks enhance texture and will add an unexpected element to your drawings. Looking at master artists’ examples of both dry-points and drawings, you will firstly make copies in pencil to understand their structure and composition and practise hatching techniques required to build tone and value. Choose what you translate into your own mark-making to then produce your unique dry-point etching by using a printing press, and experimenting with chine-collé and unique-state proofs. Feel free to also bring along your own images to work with.
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