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Etching

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Etching

The art or process of producing etched plates from which a print can be made.   Ink being prepared to cover the etched plate or matrix.    Ink is wiped from the plate ready for printing   Placing the paper on the inked plate   Print being lifted after being through the press

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Original Prints

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Original Prints

Original Prints are works of art or images that are created by hand from one of the principle printing techniques; plate,stone, block or stencil. They are usually printed by the artist or by a professional printmaker (known as Artisan or Master Printer) each is printed for the sole purpose of producing the final printed image. Due to the nature of the processes involved each of the prints is often slightly different. This makes original prints quite unique. The prints are produced in a fixed number or Limited Edition, each signed and numbered (sometimes tilte also) by the artist. Once completed...

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