Garry Shead Hand carved etching plate

Garry Shead at Etching House art show Melbourne [BACK TO PREVIOUS PAGE]

Here is a Garry Shead hand carved etching Plate being used to press an inked plate to the 300gsm rag paper, there may be up to 5 or 6 plates made and 5 to 20 plus colours may be used, each colour represents one critical pass and press, this technique is labour intensive and costly but traditional since the 14th century, Etching House I the largest specialist in selling buying trading in Etching prints.

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