Etching & aquatint in edition of 75
Image size 15 x 20 cm
Paper size 25 x 30 cm
Scuttling across the beach, this crab has come to a halt and now stares indignantly at the viewer.
This print is a multi-plate etching and aquatint made on 3 copper plates. The richness of colour is very much a result of this process. The image is made by printing one plate over another until complete. It is hand-printed onto a heavyweight 300 gram handmade at St Cuthbert's Mill in Somerset, England. The image size is 15 x 20 cm on a paper size is 25 x 30 cm. It is printed on Somerset Velvet, a heavyweight 300 gsm handmade paper from St Cuthbert's Mill in Somerset.