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Solar Etching Using Sun and Water

Solar Etching Using Sun and Water

CSP Demonstration by Mel Strawn On a sunny Saturday in Oakland, several printmakers gathered to learn a new innovative way to etch printing plates. Mel Strawn, our presenter, started the day with a overview of the non – toxic process of solar etching. Mel is our newest honorary member, but one with a considerable past history. Mel along with Will Peterson founded the Bay Printmakers Society in 1955.  “Mel Strawn (1929–)

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Etching Process – printing the plate

Etching Process – printing the plate

Watch CSP member, Donna Orme, print her etching plate from start to finish.

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Lithography Process – Stone Litho

Lithography Process – Stone Litho

Ann Chernow-West shows the process of creating and printing a stone litho print.

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