Dry-Point printing

I decided to revisit dry point printing which I thoroughly enjoyed in my previous project. I wanted to continue with the overlapping of illustrations so I decided to etch a portrait into my acetate and print on top of one of my digital designs, after experimenting on plain paper first.


A problem I encountered when performing this process was that the paper I had printed my digital designs on was so thin that when I applied water, to break up the fibres allowing the ink to stick more, the paper ripped, so it took a few attempts to get it right.

I think the more successful designs were the ones that held simplicity, some of the more busier digital designs looked too full to then have another illustration on top (the print).


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