Etching of a WWI Tank

Week 4 of etching course: Aquatint

Aquatint this week. Way of being able to build up tone in different areas. Use of varying grades of abrasive powder, then heated up with a Bunsen to fuse with the soft ground. Drawing on a copper plate in usual fashion of stages to create an ever darkening picture. Finished up by working drypoint etching back in.

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