Archive for juli, 2013

Getting Dirty

Posted by Gemma on juli 30, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

This is the fun part! There’s filing and polishing and cleaning and grounding and etching and cleaning and wetting paper and inking and whiping the ink of the plate and cleaning again and finally pressing the inked plate into the wet paper. And it’s a surprise what comes rolling out every time. Those little steps in the […]

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Yay Science!

Posted by Gemma on juli 28, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

Wow! It has been quite an adventure getting all the chemicals and materials for the etching studio. It seems not one art store has all the stuff needed for the etching process. A lot of times they don’t even know where to get things like nitric acid-proof containers or what kind of alternatives to use. We […]

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My old love

Posted by Gemma on juli 23, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

After 3 months of battling many a digital deadline, it is finally time for some good old dirty hands illustration making! It had been over 5 years since I last used my large size etching press, but yesterday I finally put it back to use! It was quite a kerfuffle getting the 100 kg press down […]

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