Sunday, April 25, 2010

Aquatint Progress

Using hard ground to block out areas that I don't want to aquatint:

After aquatinting and removing the hard ground:

Color separation of the two plates:

(Burnt Umber, Midnight Blue)

These aren't the colors I'm going to end up using, but it's the general palette (one warm, brownish plate, one cool grey-blue plate). I'll also be inking the words at the top of the brown plate à la poupée using a bright red magenta-type color.

1 comment:

  1. I can imagine how that will come out. I can't wait to see it when you do. à la poupée! I love how in your print only the front legs of the chair are wearing boots and nothing else. All the other feet are bare!