American Aquatint Printmaking

Online information from sources other than Resource Library

 



 

Aquatint

"Like etching, aquatint uses the application of a mordant to etch into the metal plate. Where the engraving technique uses a needle to make lines that print in black (or whatever color ink is used), aquatint uses powdered rosin to create a tonal effect." -Wikipedia

 

Perspectives on Michael Mazur is a 2017 exhibit at the Mead Art Museum which says: "Michael Mazur (1935-2009), Class of 1957, was a talented painter and printmaker, as well as a dedicated teacher and arts advocate who held positions at esteemed institutions including the Rhode Island School of Design, Brandeis University, and Harvard University....Throughout his 50-year career as an artist, he demonstrated an astounding stylistic range. Mazur worked in many media, especially printmaking, in which he mastered techniques including aquatint, lithography, and monotype." Accessed 6/17

The Secret Rooms of Katja Oxman is a 2017 exhibit at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art which says: "For Katja Oxman, her processes are long and no detail is overlooked. As an aquatint printmaker, Oxman's tools include such rigidly unforgiving materials as copper plates, acid baths, and etching needles, and yet these tools aid her in achieving remarkably detailed and intricate representations of the items that have been with her for decades." Also see artist's website   Accessed 9/17

Return to American Art Prints and Printmaking - online information from sources other than Resource Library

Return to American art prints and printmaking

 


Links to sources of information outside of our web site are provided only as referrals for your further consideration. Please use due diligence in judging the quality of information contained in these and all other web sites. Information from linked sources may be inaccurate or out of date. TFAO neither recommends or endorses these referenced organizations. Although TFAO includes links to other web sites, it takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, nor exerts any editorial or other control over them. For more information on evaluating web pages see TFAO's General Resources section in Online Resources for Collectors and Students of Art History. Individual pages in this catalogue will be amended as TFAO adds content, corrects errors and reorganizes sections for improved readability. Refreshing or reloading pages enables readers to view the latest updates.


Search Resource Library for everything about American art.

Copyright 2017 Traditional Fine Arts Organization, Inc., an Arizona nonprofit corporation. All rights reserved.