A Treatise on Etching

Definition of Etching.To be able to get an impression on paper from a metal plate in a copper-plate printing-press, it is necessary to sink the lines of the design below the surface of the plate, so that each line is represented by a furrow. The plate is then inked all over, care being taken to fill each furrow, and finally the ink is cautiously wiped away from the surface, while the furrows are left charged with it. A piece of moist paper pressed against a plate so prepared, will take the ink up out of the furrows. The result is an impression.

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Michelangelo

 

A Collection of Pictures and a Portrait of the Master with Introduction and Interpretation

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The Art of Illustration

THE object of this book is to explain the modern (they were modern at the time of this book printing) systems of Book and Newspaper Illustration, and especially the methods of drawing for what is commonly called "process," on which so many artists are now engaged.

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Perfect Tattoo


Ever Wanted to Get a Tattoo? Here is a Priceless Guide on How to Choose the Perfect Tattoo!

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