Jury - 2021 CHESTER COUNTY STUDIO TOUR
Etching is a creative but mechanical process that mixes line, texture and tone. A metal plate is coated with an acid resist and scratched by an etching needle or painted with a design and is then placed in an acid bath. This will etch an image into the plate that will hold ink that will be printed on paper. The art of etching involves the variety of methods used to form the image on the plate.
Anything I see can be the inspiration for an image. I enjoy working on landscapes. I include both people and cars to show how things relate to each other. When successful, I see my print images as fleeting moments that are also solid and unshakeable, as though they have always been there and always will be.