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Etching

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Art By Chelsea - Copper Plate Etching Intaglio Process Demo

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Printmaking Tutorial Demonstration: Drypoint from Plexiglass - engraving, inking, wiping & printing

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Intaglio Print Engraving : Preparing Metal For Intaglio Printmaking

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Drypoint Etching How To Video

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Drypoint Printmaking Up Close with Akua Inks

Etching is traditionally the process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio (incised) in the metal. In modern manufacturing, other chemicals may be used on other types of material. As a method of printmaking, it is, along with engraving, the most important technique for old master prints, and remains in wide use today. In a number of modern variants such as microfabrication etching and photochemical milling it is a crucial technique in much modern technology, including circuit boards.