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The art of graving and etching

William Faithorne

The art of graving and etching

wherein is express"d the true way of graving in copper, also the manner and method of the famous Callot and Mr. Bosse, in their several ways of etching

by William Faithorne

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Published by printed for A. Roper in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engraving.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpublished by William Faithorne.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8], 72p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22822593M

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    Etching, a method of making prints from a metal plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised by acid. The copperplate is first coated with an acid-resistant substance, called the etching ground, through which the design is drawn with a sharp tool. The ground is usually a compound of beeswax, bitumen, and resin. The plate is. James B. Meek is the author of The Art Of Engraving;A Book Of Instructions ( avg rating, 10 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and The Art of Engrav /5(12).


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The art of graving and etching by William Faithorne Download PDF EPUB FB2

A magnificent, deluxe book with nearly photos, drawings and designs. Many are concerned with gun engraving but the techniques can be universally applied.

This is an instant classic on which no effort was spared. This beautiful book gives you complete instruction in the art of engraving/5(28). Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : The book emphasizes tool care and covers both basic and advanced techniques.

The information it contains is ideal for beginning engravers wanting unwrap the age-old secrets of engraving. The author includes tips that will benefit even the most experienced engraver; this work is a must-have for expanding engraving knowledge and delving into the.

First published in the s, this gives a lively, opinionated view of the etching process and art. The first half of the book is about the technique, tools, and materials of the etcher. It's strong on recipes for grounds, and good about basic technique/5(5). Arthur Mayger Hind (–) was a leading historian of engraving, one of the most highly respected art historians of modern times.

Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum and Professor of Fine Art at Oxford, he was the author of the most complete history of etching and engraving that has yet been written.

This book, formerly out of print for many years, contains references to 3/5(2). C/ Ceràmica, 5, Nau C4 | Pol. Ind. Sud Magarola Esparreguera | Barcelona [email protected]   Book illustrations produced by etching alone were more unusual. More often than not engraving and etching came to be used together since the processes were complementary: the backgrounds, foliage, skies etc came to be the preserve of the etcher; the foreground, human subjects and detail, the job of the engraver.

Etching by goldsmiths and other metal-workers in order to decorate metal items such as guns, armour, cups and plates has been known in Europe since the Middle Ages at least, and may go back to antiquity. The elaborate decoration of armour, in Germany at least, was an art probably imported from Italy around the end of the 15th century—little earlier than the birth of etching as a printmaking.

In Italy, engraving grew out of both the goldsmith’s art and niello work, a type of decorative of its earliest practitioners was the Florentine goldsmith and niellist Maso Finiguerra (–64). Major Italian painters adopted engraving much.

Engraving is the practice of incising a design on to a hard, usually flat surface by cutting grooves into it with a result may be a decorated object in itself, as when silver, gold, steel, or glass are engraved, or may provide an intaglio printing plate, of copper or another metal, for printing images on paper as prints or illustrations; these images are also called "engravings".

This book teaches the basics of etching, such as the materials required, how to prepare a plate, and ways of making marks using hard ground, soft ground an aquatint; other etching techniques including spit-bite and sugar lift and how to transfer images onto the plate using photo etching; engraving, such as various ways of marking the plate /5(17).

Brings the reader - for the first time ever - a complete, authoritative, imaginative and detailed introduction to and training in the art of gun engraving.

This book does not assume you know anything about engraving. You start at the beginning by learning to draw scrolls and layouts, then cut /5(10). The important book referenced by Mr. Roberts was The Art of Engraving: A Book of Instructions by James Meek.

Written inthe book provided a comprehensive summary of engraving techniques for gunsmiths, blade-smiths, and metalsmiths. “If Meek’s book hadn’t been written, we wouldn’t have had the engravers guild, forums, related Size: KB. Get this from a library. The art of graving and etching: Wherein is express'd the true way of graving in copper.

Also the manner and method of the famous Callot, and Mr. Bosse Published by William Faithorne. [William Faithorne]. The art of graving and etching. [electronic resource]: Wherein is express'd the true way of graving in copper.

Also the manner and method of the famous Callot, and Mr. Bosse, in their several ways of Etching. Published by William Faithorne. Edition The second edition. To which is added, the way of printing copper-plates, and how to make the press.

The art of graving and etching.: Wherein is express'd the true way of graving in copper. Also the manner and method of the famous Callot, and Mr. Bosse, in their several ways of Etching.

Published by William Faithorne. Contact info: For product questions, contact us. For questions about your order, log into your account or email Click here (order questions only) Royal & Langnickel W. 45th St Munster, IN US Phone: () Fax: () Munster, IN US Phone: () Fax: () A magnificent, deluxe book with nearly photos, drawings and designs.

Many are concerned with gun engraving but the techniques can be universally applied. This is an instant classic on which no effort was spared. This beautiful book gives you complete instruction in the art of engraving/5(25).

In contrast, laser etching machines are less powerful and provide only a fraction of the cutting capabilities of a laser engraver. Furthermore, etching and engraving are both methods of cutting lines into a hard surface, such as metal. The primary difference between them is that engraving is a physical process, and etching is a chemical on: C Fortune Drive, San Jose,California.

The Art of Etching by E S Lumsden is the book I used when first learning etching and I still have that original battered and acid stained copy. This is the best technical guide to etching I have found and contains sate by state examples of the author’s own etching as well as a.

THE ART OF ENGRAVING brings to the reader - for the first time ever - a complete, authoritative, imaginative and detailed introduction and training in the art of gun engraving. It is a supremely unique book, for not only does it sweep aside the mystery which has surrounded engraving through the centuries, but it factually, simply and in layman /5.The Lynton McKenzie book "Engraving Techniques and Smoke Prints" has 16 pages of how-to information for H&C engraving written by Lynton.

34 pages .Japanese_Chasing_Tools are made from steel blanks available in Japan called tagane. Japanese chasing hammers are lightweight with long straight handles and smaller faces than European styles. They balance beautifully in the hand and are effortless to use. The type of Japanese chasing I learned was called uchidashi.