Friday, January 23, 2009

Shadow of the Thread、糸の影

I etched the shadow of the thread by soft ground. While etching the plate, some parts on the top left and around the scissors which should be white, were also accidentally etched. And I was shocked to find it when I printed it out. I fixed them by varnishing the plate today. My hands are still in pain. In the picture of the two images I tried the different colors.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

A red thread. 赤い糸

This is a third stage of the picture. I made another plate for a thread to add on the print. So I have two plates for one image. I was working on the scissors' shadow, it's very subtle, perhaps too subtle to make out. And I'm going to change the color of the thread which must be a deeper red.
I hope I'll finish working on the print before the end of the month.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

It's a scissors series. 現在製作中の作品

This picture is a second stage of a next print. I like the bobbin and its shadow but the entire image needs more aquatint. I think I'll work on it more.