Art Prints

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Etching Copper Part1

I thought you might find it interesting to see the etching process I use. They say a picture is worth a thousand words so.......

 Art Work done now in to the etching solution, face down. The white powder is baking soda, my neutralizer.
Now we wait ) If it is around 60degrees or more it can be as fast as 45 minutes, if it is cool it can take as long as 3 hours to get a nice deep etch. I will blog the part 2 tomorrow,stay tuned!
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  1. Nancy what do you use to mark the copper, like the cross?

    1. Monika, I use a Sharpie pen, but any permanent ink will work.

  2. Oh I love your cross. Some day I want to try to do some etching. But right now I have so much going on. )-;
    So the marker area is what gets etched?

  3. Thanks for the have a good piece here. How does it look when cured?