New Grounds: The Manual for Non-Toxic Etching

February 9, 2014

After years of only existing in the authors’ heads and in classes and bits of paper at New Grounds Print Workshop in Albuquerque, NM, the premier manual for non-toxic etching is now available.  Representing the breadth and depth of 18 years of trials, experiments, failures and successes at the first non-toxic etching workshop in the United States, this book is an invaluable aid to any printmaker.

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With detailed lists, step-by-step instructions, and troubleshooting sections we cover:

  • Line etching
  • Aquatint
  • Spit Bite
  • Lift ground
  • Soft Ground
  • Color printing
  • Curation of hand-pulled prints
  • Instructions for setting up a non-toxic etching studio

This book offers useful information for etchers on all levels. It is invaluable for those wishing to make the transition from toxic to non-toxic etching, and it is suited as a textbook for a college level etching class.

 

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