Includes 46 reproductions, bibliography, and glossary. A Milton Balch book.
"The first and only complete, comprehensive technical treatise on the subject. Illustrated with forty-three reproductions of the best examples of aquatint-etching by contemporary artists, and three of the author's test plates that clearly sow how different tones and textures are produced." -- front cover
Table of Contents -- Foreword -- List of Illustrations -- Introductions -- Reasons for Use -- Materials Employed -- Standard Method of Procedure -- Rules of Grounding -- Rules of Etching -- The Textural Effects of Softground Etching -- Printing An Aquatint -- Other Forms of Aquatint -- The Lift Ground -- Corrective Measures -- Acid-Resistant Crayons -- The White Line -- Gradated Aquatint -- Schemata -- Aquatinting for Color -- Resurrected Inspirations -- Postscript and Bibliography -- Glossary