1. London by light

Changing an old etching. 16 September 2016.

One of the exciting things about etching is that, if an artist is ready to do battle, a plate can be reworked quite considerably. Here’s one from ten years ago. It was called “An Age of Man”, and I had made out of it, an edition of 20.


an-age-of-man-copy


In the last few days I spent quite a bit of time going through various stages. Soft ground, aquatint, and some strategic burnishing. Now when I ink the plate and crank it through the press, this is what I get:


mooncalves


It is titled “Mooncalves.”