The View
The View

Line etching using Charbonnel hardground (NOT a nontoxic ground)
Etched with Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts
4.5 x 5 inches
2019

Semi-Dry Plate 2
Semi-Dry Plate 2

Created using Semi-dry electro-etching process- positive plate
Materials used: contact paper, thread, two types of fabric, salt
Etched using rag soaked in copper sulphate, a second copper plate (for negative pole), with about 1 volt of electricity, 1.5 hours
8 x 5.5 inches
2019

Meteor Shower- Proof 1
Meteor Shower- Proof 1

Used BIG ground (red) as soft and hard ground
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts of electricity
7 x 8 inches
2019

Meteor Shower- Proof 2
Meteor Shower- Proof 2

Used BIG ground (red) as soft and hard ground
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts of electricity
———
Cleaned, degreased, grounded with Graphite Ink
Created wash effect using Cobalt drier + Leinos thinner (NOT nontoxic)
Etched for 1 hour using Copper Sulphate & 0.6 volts electricity


7 x 8 inches
2019

Meteor Shower
Meteor Shower

Used BIG ground (red) as soft and hard ground
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts of electricity
———
Cleaned, degreased, grounded with Graphite Ink
Created wash effect using Cobalt drier + Leinos thinner (NOT nontoxic)
Etched for 1 hour using Copper Sulphate & 0.6 volts electricity
———
Cleaned, degreased, sugar lift ground applied (gum arabic + tempera paint)
Etched 5 steps for different shades at 15 min intervals

7 x 8 inches
2019

Growth- Proof 1
Growth- Proof 1

Semi-dry etching- etched partially (positive plate)
Materials used: contact paper, thread, 3 types of fabric
Etched with rag soaked in copper sulphate + (negative) copper plate
9 x 12 inches
2019

Growth
Growth

Semi-dry etching- etched partially (positive plate)
Materials used: contact paper, thread, 3 types of fabric
Etched with rag soaked in copper sulphate + (negative) copper plate
———
Cleaned, degreased
Sugar lift ground applied (gum arabic + tempera paint)
7 step etch with oil-based paint marker as stop out
Etched with Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts electricity

9 x 12 inches
2019

Press Monster- Proof 1
Press Monster- Proof 1

Line Etching using Lascaux Hardground (nontoxic, not the best quality)
Etched using Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts of electricity
6.75 x 5 inches
2019

Press Monster- A/P
Press Monster- A/P

Line Etching using Lascaux Hardground (nontoxic, not the best quality)
Etched using Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts of electricity
Electrotint added in 4 separate steps (shades, similar to aquatint)
6.75 x 5 inches
2019

Press Monster
Press Monster

Line Etching using Lascaux Hardground (nontoxic, not the best quality)
Etched using Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts of electricity
Electrotint added in 4 separate steps (shades, similar to aquatint)
6.75 x 5 inches
2019

Parts of Paradise
Parts of Paradise

Line etching made with BIG ground (red)
Etched with Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts of electricity
6.25 x 6.75 inches
2019

(Double) Graphite Ground- Proof 1
(Double) Graphite Ground- Proof 1

Graphite ink ground- used as soft and hard ground
Baked on hot plate until fully dry
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts electricity (1 hour)
7 x 5 inches
2019

Double Graphite Ground
Double Graphite Ground

Graphite ink ground- used as soft and hard ground
Baked on hot plate until fully dry
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts electricity (1 hour)
———
Cleaned, degreased, graphite ground applied (wash & some lines)
Baked on hot plate until fully dry
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts electricity (1 hour)

7 x 5 inches
2019

Zinc Lines
Zinc Lines

Line etching using BIG ground (red)
Etched in Zinc Sulphate & 0.6 volts of electricity
5 x 7 inches
2019

Graphite Ground Monster- Proof 1
Graphite Ground Monster- Proof 1

Graphite ground- lines and wash
Baked on hot plate until fully dry
Etched with Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts electricity
6 x 6 inches
2019

Graphite Ground Monster
Graphite Ground Monster

Graphite ground- lines and wash
Baked on hot plate until fully dry
Etched with Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts electricity
———
Cleaned, degreased
Electrotinted 4 steps at 15 minute intervals
Stop out used: oil-based paint marker

6 x 6 inches
2019

Untitled
Untitled

Line Etching with Lascaux hard ground
Experimenting with electrotint- 7 steps of shading
6 x 4.5 inches
2019

Semi-Dry 1 - Positive
Semi-Dry 1 - Positive

Created using Semi-dry electro-etching process- positive plate
Materials used: contact paper, soaked and dry fabrics, salt
Etched using rag soaked in copper sulphate, a second copper plate (for negative pole), with about 1 volt of electricity, 1.5 hours
9 x 6 inches
2019

Semi-Dry 1 - Negative A/P
Semi-Dry 1 - Negative A/P

Negative plate from Semi-Dry 1 etching
Materials used: Oil-Based paint marker drawn directly on plate
Etched with rag soaked in Copper Sulphate using “Semi-Dry 1 Positive” as second plate needed in etching process, 1.5 hour, about 1 volt electricity
10 x 7.25 inches
2019

Semi-Dry 1 - Negative A/P
Semi-Dry 1 - Negative A/P

Negative plate from Semi-Dry 1 etching
Materials used: Oil-Based paint marker drawn directly on plate
Etched with rag soaked in Copper Sulphate using “Semi-Dry 1 Positive” as second plate needed in etching process, 1.5 hour, about 1 volt electricity
10 x 7.25 inches
2019

Burst
Burst

Sugar lift ground (Gum Arabic + tempera paint)
Step etched- 5, 10, 10, 10, 15, 15, 15 minutes
Stop out used: oil-based paint marker
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts electricity
6.25 x 7 inches
2019

Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P
Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P

Passive Electrolytic etching- etching without electricity ZINC PLATE (positive)
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 2nd plate (copper, neg) and saline bridge
10 steps at 20 minute intervals
7 x 5 inches
2019

Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P
Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P

Passive Electrolytic etching- etching without electricity ZINC PLATE (positive)
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 2nd plate (copper, neg) and saline bridge
10 steps at 20 minute intervals
7 x 5 inches
2019

Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P
Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P

Passive Electrolytic etching- etching without electricity ZINC PLATE (positive)
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 2nd plate (copper, neg) and saline bridge
10 steps at 20 minute intervals
7 x 5 inches
2019

Untitled- Galvanization! A/P
Untitled- Galvanization! A/P

Galvanized copper plate- negative pole
Hard ground lines using Charbonnel hard ground
Lined up with positive copper plate, particles removed from positive plate and added to exposed parts of negative plate
(Hard ground applied too lightly, hard to remove excess copper particles, made etching time longer)
Etched: 23 hours total
8 x 7 inches
2019

Untitled- Galvanization! A/P
Untitled- Galvanization! A/P

Galvanized copper plate- negative pole
Hard ground lines using Charbonnel hard ground
Lined up with positive copper plate, particles removed from positive plate and added to exposed parts of negative plate
(Hard ground applied too lightly, hard to remove excess copper particles, made etching time longer)
Etched: 23 hours total
8 x 7 inches
2019

Wisconsin Building 1- Proof 1
Wisconsin Building 1- Proof 1

BIG ground (red) overbaked- etched for 60 min (proof=bad)
Re-grounded with BIG ground (red) baked properly, baked properly
Etched for 45 min, edges pretty exposed
6 x 8 inches
2019

Wisconsin Building 1
Wisconsin Building 1

BIG ground (red) overbaked- etched for 60 min (proof=bad)
Re-grounded with BIG ground (red) baked properly, baked properly
Etched for 45 min, edges pretty exposed
———
Cleaned, degreased
Sugar lift added (gum arabic + tempera paint)
5 steps at 15 minute intervals
stop out used: oil paint marker

6 x 8 inches
2019

X, O, A- Proof 1
X, O, A- Proof 1

Sugar Lift Ground- 5 steps at 15 minute intervals
9 x 6 inches
2019

X, O, A- Proof 2
X, O, A- Proof 2

Sugar Lift Ground- 5 steps at 15 minute intervals
———
Degreased, grounded with BIG ground (red)
Baked properly
X, crosshatching, O, & triangles added

9 x 6 inches
2019

X, O, A
X, O, A

Sugar Lift Ground- 5 steps at 15 minute intervals
———
Degreased, grounded with BIG ground (red)
Baked properly
X, crosshatching, O, & triangles added
———
Cleaned, degreased
Sugar lift ground added
Step etched in 15, 15, 30, 15, 15, 15 minute intervals

9 x 6 inches
2019

The View
Semi-Dry Plate 2
Meteor Shower- Proof 1
Meteor Shower- Proof 2
Meteor Shower
Growth- Proof 1
Growth
Press Monster- Proof 1
Press Monster- A/P
Press Monster
Parts of Paradise
(Double) Graphite Ground- Proof 1
Double Graphite Ground
Zinc Lines
Graphite Ground Monster- Proof 1
Graphite Ground Monster
Untitled
Semi-Dry 1 - Positive
Semi-Dry 1 - Negative A/P
Semi-Dry 1 - Negative A/P
Burst
Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P
Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P
Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P
Untitled- Galvanization! A/P
Untitled- Galvanization! A/P
Wisconsin Building 1- Proof 1
Wisconsin Building 1
X, O, A- Proof 1
X, O, A- Proof 2
X, O, A
The View

Line etching using Charbonnel hardground (NOT a nontoxic ground)
Etched with Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts
4.5 x 5 inches
2019

Semi-Dry Plate 2

Created using Semi-dry electro-etching process- positive plate
Materials used: contact paper, thread, two types of fabric, salt
Etched using rag soaked in copper sulphate, a second copper plate (for negative pole), with about 1 volt of electricity, 1.5 hours
8 x 5.5 inches
2019

Meteor Shower- Proof 1

Used BIG ground (red) as soft and hard ground
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts of electricity
7 x 8 inches
2019

Meteor Shower- Proof 2

Used BIG ground (red) as soft and hard ground
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts of electricity
———
Cleaned, degreased, grounded with Graphite Ink
Created wash effect using Cobalt drier + Leinos thinner (NOT nontoxic)
Etched for 1 hour using Copper Sulphate & 0.6 volts electricity


7 x 8 inches
2019

Meteor Shower

Used BIG ground (red) as soft and hard ground
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts of electricity
———
Cleaned, degreased, grounded with Graphite Ink
Created wash effect using Cobalt drier + Leinos thinner (NOT nontoxic)
Etched for 1 hour using Copper Sulphate & 0.6 volts electricity
———
Cleaned, degreased, sugar lift ground applied (gum arabic + tempera paint)
Etched 5 steps for different shades at 15 min intervals

7 x 8 inches
2019

Growth- Proof 1

Semi-dry etching- etched partially (positive plate)
Materials used: contact paper, thread, 3 types of fabric
Etched with rag soaked in copper sulphate + (negative) copper plate
9 x 12 inches
2019

Growth

Semi-dry etching- etched partially (positive plate)
Materials used: contact paper, thread, 3 types of fabric
Etched with rag soaked in copper sulphate + (negative) copper plate
———
Cleaned, degreased
Sugar lift ground applied (gum arabic + tempera paint)
7 step etch with oil-based paint marker as stop out
Etched with Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts electricity

9 x 12 inches
2019

Press Monster- Proof 1

Line Etching using Lascaux Hardground (nontoxic, not the best quality)
Etched using Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts of electricity
6.75 x 5 inches
2019

Press Monster- A/P

Line Etching using Lascaux Hardground (nontoxic, not the best quality)
Etched using Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts of electricity
Electrotint added in 4 separate steps (shades, similar to aquatint)
6.75 x 5 inches
2019

Press Monster

Line Etching using Lascaux Hardground (nontoxic, not the best quality)
Etched using Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts of electricity
Electrotint added in 4 separate steps (shades, similar to aquatint)
6.75 x 5 inches
2019

Parts of Paradise

Line etching made with BIG ground (red)
Etched with Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts of electricity
6.25 x 6.75 inches
2019

(Double) Graphite Ground- Proof 1

Graphite ink ground- used as soft and hard ground
Baked on hot plate until fully dry
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts electricity (1 hour)
7 x 5 inches
2019

Double Graphite Ground

Graphite ink ground- used as soft and hard ground
Baked on hot plate until fully dry
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts electricity (1 hour)
———
Cleaned, degreased, graphite ground applied (wash & some lines)
Baked on hot plate until fully dry
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts electricity (1 hour)

7 x 5 inches
2019

Zinc Lines

Line etching using BIG ground (red)
Etched in Zinc Sulphate & 0.6 volts of electricity
5 x 7 inches
2019

Graphite Ground Monster- Proof 1

Graphite ground- lines and wash
Baked on hot plate until fully dry
Etched with Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts electricity
6 x 6 inches
2019

Graphite Ground Monster

Graphite ground- lines and wash
Baked on hot plate until fully dry
Etched with Copper Sulphate and 0.6 volts electricity
———
Cleaned, degreased
Electrotinted 4 steps at 15 minute intervals
Stop out used: oil-based paint marker

6 x 6 inches
2019

Untitled

Line Etching with Lascaux hard ground
Experimenting with electrotint- 7 steps of shading
6 x 4.5 inches
2019

Semi-Dry 1 - Positive

Created using Semi-dry electro-etching process- positive plate
Materials used: contact paper, soaked and dry fabrics, salt
Etched using rag soaked in copper sulphate, a second copper plate (for negative pole), with about 1 volt of electricity, 1.5 hours
9 x 6 inches
2019

Semi-Dry 1 - Negative A/P

Negative plate from Semi-Dry 1 etching
Materials used: Oil-Based paint marker drawn directly on plate
Etched with rag soaked in Copper Sulphate using “Semi-Dry 1 Positive” as second plate needed in etching process, 1.5 hour, about 1 volt electricity
10 x 7.25 inches
2019

Semi-Dry 1 - Negative A/P

Negative plate from Semi-Dry 1 etching
Materials used: Oil-Based paint marker drawn directly on plate
Etched with rag soaked in Copper Sulphate using “Semi-Dry 1 Positive” as second plate needed in etching process, 1.5 hour, about 1 volt electricity
10 x 7.25 inches
2019

Burst

Sugar lift ground (Gum Arabic + tempera paint)
Step etched- 5, 10, 10, 10, 15, 15, 15 minutes
Stop out used: oil-based paint marker
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 0.6 volts electricity
6.25 x 7 inches
2019

Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P

Passive Electrolytic etching- etching without electricity ZINC PLATE (positive)
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 2nd plate (copper, neg) and saline bridge
10 steps at 20 minute intervals
7 x 5 inches
2019

Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P

Passive Electrolytic etching- etching without electricity ZINC PLATE (positive)
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 2nd plate (copper, neg) and saline bridge
10 steps at 20 minute intervals
7 x 5 inches
2019

Passive Etching- Zinc 1 A/P

Passive Electrolytic etching- etching without electricity ZINC PLATE (positive)
Etched in Copper Sulphate with 2nd plate (copper, neg) and saline bridge
10 steps at 20 minute intervals
7 x 5 inches
2019

Untitled- Galvanization! A/P

Galvanized copper plate- negative pole
Hard ground lines using Charbonnel hard ground
Lined up with positive copper plate, particles removed from positive plate and added to exposed parts of negative plate
(Hard ground applied too lightly, hard to remove excess copper particles, made etching time longer)
Etched: 23 hours total
8 x 7 inches
2019

Untitled- Galvanization! A/P

Galvanized copper plate- negative pole
Hard ground lines using Charbonnel hard ground
Lined up with positive copper plate, particles removed from positive plate and added to exposed parts of negative plate
(Hard ground applied too lightly, hard to remove excess copper particles, made etching time longer)
Etched: 23 hours total
8 x 7 inches
2019

Wisconsin Building 1- Proof 1

BIG ground (red) overbaked- etched for 60 min (proof=bad)
Re-grounded with BIG ground (red) baked properly, baked properly
Etched for 45 min, edges pretty exposed
6 x 8 inches
2019

Wisconsin Building 1

BIG ground (red) overbaked- etched for 60 min (proof=bad)
Re-grounded with BIG ground (red) baked properly, baked properly
Etched for 45 min, edges pretty exposed
———
Cleaned, degreased
Sugar lift added (gum arabic + tempera paint)
5 steps at 15 minute intervals
stop out used: oil paint marker

6 x 8 inches
2019

X, O, A- Proof 1

Sugar Lift Ground- 5 steps at 15 minute intervals
9 x 6 inches
2019

X, O, A- Proof 2

Sugar Lift Ground- 5 steps at 15 minute intervals
———
Degreased, grounded with BIG ground (red)
Baked properly
X, crosshatching, O, & triangles added

9 x 6 inches
2019

X, O, A

Sugar Lift Ground- 5 steps at 15 minute intervals
———
Degreased, grounded with BIG ground (red)
Baked properly
X, crosshatching, O, & triangles added
———
Cleaned, degreased
Sugar lift ground added
Step etched in 15, 15, 30, 15, 15, 15 minute intervals

9 x 6 inches
2019

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