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Etching and Mezzotint Engraving (Paperback) Loot Price: R251
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Etching and Mezzotint Engraving (Paperback): Hubert Von Herkomer
Etching and Mezzotint Engraving (Paperback): Hubert Von Herkomer

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Etching and Mezzotint Engraving (Paperback)

Hubert Von Herkomer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...would not admit works in which body-colour was used. This unutterably stupid rule was certainly broken through when they elected Frederick Walker into their ranks. Similarly, painter etchers can afford to disregard the opinion of those people who refuse to value dry-point or receive it as a part of their art. The Burin. Burin work is a form of dry-point, but as the burin is a lozenge-shaped tool, it cuts out the copper in a V-shape, and produces quite a different quality of line from that produced by the point, especially when its slight burr is retained. If deftly used it can be made most serviceable in drawing A STUDY. This plate is worked entirely with the burin, and direct from nature without preparatory sketch, --about three hours' work. The plate printed badly from the steeled-surface.. ' ff-.'.-' IV-: '-'f-. M. T-i 'f '.- "Tv..; S.i.n--.-i1: '-. together bitten lines that are imperfect; but the moment that burin lines stand alone, their identity is established. And here the danger arises that they will not harmonise in quality with the rest of the work in the plate. A great many etchers employ the burin for finishing bitten work, but on the whole, I think, if you wish to retain the complete appearance of the bitten line throughout your plate, you should rely upon the method I have already described of working in the bath. The burin can produce most wonderful qualities, as any one may see in the engravings of Albrecht Diirer. I may lay claim to a tour de force with this instrument in my engraving from my portrait of Richard Wagner, which is entirely done with the burin, but which I would not otherwise mention. Mdryon has used the burin in finishing his bitten work with a marvellous skill; no better example can be found of the...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Hubert Von Herkomer
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-15847-2
Barcode: 9781154158472
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-15847-0

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