aquatint aquatint

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an etching made by a process that makes it resemble a water color
  2. (n) a method of etching that imitates the broad washes of a water color
  3. (v) etch in aquatint

Usage(s):

  • Technically, the prints are a virtuoso performance in which the artist often combines various techniquesetching, aquatint, drypointon the same plate.

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  • "What unites many of these prints is aquatint. It's used by Francisco de Goya in the late 18th century and Kiki Smith in the 21st century," said Peter Blume, director of the museum.
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Peter Blume Source: Art Daily

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