Colour Etching
by Nigel Oxley (9780713668209)

Colour Etching

Nigel Oxley

Release Date: 01 Nov 2007
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 128
Category: Prints & Printmaking
ISBN: 9780713668209
ISBN-10: 0713668202

In this book, Nigel Oxley describes fully the techniques of etching andaquatint employed by the artists who worked with him at Kelpra Studiowhere he established a reputation for using intaglio processes tocreate full colour images. Dame Elisabeth Frink, John Piper, JohnHoyland, Jim Dine and Patrick Heron are illustrated within and the useof multi-plates is written with great detail. The author introduced theuse of carborundum and polymer plates to the studio and the bookincludes step-by-step descriptions of these techniques.Having editioned for many years the author relates his experience ofcomplex colour and plate combinations clearly enabling the reader tohav comprehensive insight to the work of the many artists illustratedwithin this book.This book is a valuable practical guide for the beginner and for thosewishing to develop their printing and etching skills. For thoseinterested in printmaking it provides a unique insight into the demandsof a professional print.

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