AQUATINT

The aquatint is a chalcographic procedure that allows for the creation of backgrounds of different tonalities. This effect is achieved through a series of minuscule dots, which are made by placing a consistent layer of powder resin on the surface of the metal.

 

The metal is then heated on a fire, which allows the powder to remain to be later submerged in the acid. By controlling the time in the acid, a series of greys and blacks can be achieved.

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