Second edition. Revised and enlarged edition with an original etching frontispiece by George T. Plowman and forty-nine illustrations.
This volume presents a complete manual for the study and practice of etching. The book discusses subjects and technical aspects necessary to a complete understanding of etching and serves as a guide to the beginner in his preliminary work.
Table of Contents:
Pencil Drawing and Composition --
Pen Drawing --
Wood Engraving --
Line Engraving --
Dry-Point, Soft Ground, Etc --
List of Materials for Etching --
Preparing the Plate for Acid --
Drawing on the Plate, Etc. --
Biting the Plate, Etc. --
Reworking the Ground, Etc. --
Other Methods --
For a First Experiment --
Includes bibliography and index.