Andrea M. Martens

Andrea M. Martens

Vassalboro, ME
Untitled, Tracking Series #10, Digital Print and Drypoint
14.5 x 15.5

In my current work I explore issues of psychological space and confinement, primarily using a combination of digital and traditional printmaking techniques.

Ingredients:
Copper plate
Digital file/image
Adobe Photoshop
Rives BFK paper
Etching needle and scraper
Charbonnel etching ink
Etching press
Inkjet digital printer

Printing:
Manipulate digital file and size in Photoshop
Print on Rives BFK using Inkjet printer
Soak paper and prepare etching plate
Draw image on plate using needle and scraper
Ink and wipe plate
Run plate and damp paper through press
Clean plate and work area
Sign, date, and title work once it is dry