Traditional Methods of Printmaking divided into Relief Printing & Intaglio Printing along with Lithography & Serigraphy.
Relief Printing includes Woodblock, Linoleum. Cast Type…
Intaglio Printing includes Etching, Aquatint, Engraving, Drypoint, Mezzotint…
A. Graver or Engraving Burin
B. Etcher’s Needle
C. Copper or Zinc Plate
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Feilding’s ‘The Art of Engraving’, Etching Tools 1841. (a) etching needle, (b) scraper, (c) and (d) burnishers, (e) graver, (f) scooper, (g) scraper for mezzotints, (h) stipple graver, (i) roulette for mezzotints, (j) shading tool for mezzotints, (k) roulette for mezzotints, (l) dry-point graver, (m) hammer, (n) dabber for applying the ‘ground’, (o) brushes for applying varnish (p) calliper compasses.
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