Men in Tights | Fine Art Etching by Colleen Kammerer
Digitally enhanced Etching----In pure etching, a metal (usually copper, zinc or steel) plate is covered with a waxy material, which is resistant to acid. The artist then scratches off the ground with a pointed etching needle, where he or she wants a line to appear in the finished piece, so exposing the bare metal. The plate is then dipped in a bath of acid, technically called the mordant (French for "biting") or has acid washed over it.The acid "bites" into the metal (it dissolves part of the metal) where it is exposed, leaving behind lines sunk into the plate. The remaining ground is then cleaned off the plate. The process is started again to get various layers of textures and...
I strive to capture the beauty in every moment, before that moment has slipped away. I look to create beautiful art that evokes feelings, drama, and a sense of wonder. Have a look around my site and you'll see some of my favorite subjects to photograph. I'm a Jersey girl at heart so many of my images reflect the nostalgia of Jersey's wonderful landscapes, coastal areas, small town villages, old architecture, and nature. I look to capture unique subjects that would soon be lost forever, if not for the preservation of photography. I also create original paintings in Watercolors and Ink, Gouache, and Acrylics. Come view the world through my photographic lens as I capture unique moments in time.
Many images in my galleries are available as...
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