Towkie Karpik

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.

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