wordprThe grasshopper!

This are two different etchings of a grasshopper using different techniques. For those unfamiliar with the term, here is a brief Wiki description: “Etching, is the process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio in the metal (the original process—in modern manufacturing other chemicals may be used on other types of material). As an intaglio method of printmaking, it is, along with engraving, the most important technique for old master prints, and remains in wide use today.

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