Instructions (View and Print)
Silk Aquatint is a non-acid method of working a print plate. The image is created by painting with whitened acrylic medium on a black silk surface backed with plastic, to produce a variety of tones and textures. The plate is then inked, wiped (like a metal plate), and printed on an etching press.
Silk Aquatint print by Rigo Pergalta. (plate show above print)
Silk Aquatint by Julio Valdez
Silk Aquatint by: Marcos Dimas