Intention of Methodology Series: Printmaking - Etching

Printmaking The nature of printmaking relates strongly to several keywords such as construct, transformation, balance, shape/form, line and time. Also, I perceive the physical process in printmaking as a metaphor for the creation of man-made structures. Copper and aluminium are substantial materials in construction. The physical characteristics of the materials emphasizes the existence of shape and form as an entity. Sugarlift and aquatint are the two main techniques that I have chosen to use to realize and support my intention of investigating my subject matter in a more physical manner. Application of Sugarlift onto copper Sugarlift is a technique where boiled sugar is painted onto a degre

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