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Two Boats at Low Tide 3

Two Boats at Low Tide 3

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One-of-a-kind chine colle' and sugar-lift etching of two dories, after a watercolor painting of the same theme.
Original artwork, 2022 · Neta Goren

Size
6x4" / 15x10 cm

Type
Printmaking

Technique
Etching, Oil, and Watercolor

Framing
Paper, unframed

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Artist statement

Sugar lift etching is a long process by which cooked sugar (like caramel) is used as ink on a copper plate.

Once the caramel dries, it is coated with a "stopping" layer. Once dry, the copper plate is placed underwater for a day or two.

The water melts the sugar, and the "stopping" layer is thus lifted and lines are revealed. The plate is now ready to be immersed in the etching acid.

Once the copper plate is etched with the sugar lines, the plate is ready to be printed.

In this print I chose a watercolor painting from which this etching was made for the background - this is called Chine Colle'.

I pasted my original watercolor painting to printmaking paper then ran it in the press with the copper plate with black oil paint.

The element of surprise in inherent to the printmaking process.

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