Ready for cooking - Print by artist Towkie Karpik from Pangnirtung, Nunavut.
Measures 43.2 x 32.9 cm
Etching and aquatint, 17/35
Etching is an printmaking technique in which lines are incised using acid into a metal plate in order to hold the ink. Aquatint is a printmaking technique that produces areas of tone rather than line--often used in conjunction with etching to give both lines and shaded tone.