Doves off of my Balcony, solar-plate etching
"Doves off of my Balcony." is a solar-plate etching printed on reeves BFK archival paper. I used browns and black inks mixed on one plate to create this moody atmosphere.You may recognize these images from my February Visit series:http://www.etsy.com/listing/82891156/set-of-3-prints-february-visitThe image measures 6 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches. It must be over matted for framing.
Winter Walk, Lyric solar plate etching on handmade paper
I took this photograph hiking on Barton Creek in Austin Texas with my German Shepherd, Hannah. It was January and seed pods and branches created wonderful calligraphic designs. I printed the image (via solar plate etching) on two layers of my handmade paper. The top layer is a cotton and flax combination I like to make with gulf muhly grass seeds in the vat to give it a rice paper quality. The backing paper is a natural bark colored gampi paper that I cooked and hand beat. I layered the…