Randy Garber

Randy Garber

Somerville, MA
Illuminate/Evacuate, Multi-Plate Etching With Relief Roll
18 x 26

Recipe for “Illuminate/Excavate”, a multi-plate etching:

1. Make 6 plate intaglio etching plates using photo etch, hard ground, drypoint
2. Selectively open bite 2 plates to obtain irregular shapes
3. Cut circular plates
4. Whip up Aqua Kolor Inks and Mag-up for stiffening relief roll
5. Relief roll two irregular plates with 3 colors
6. A la poupee’ wipe small, “manuscript” plate with 3 colors
7. Selectively wipe background plate leaving place for #5.
8. Print with 5 different passes through press.
9. Run through Print Dryer and enjoy…..