Definition Of etching
a print produced by the process of etching.
etchings of animals and wildflowers
cut or carve (a text or design) on a surface.
her initials were etched on the table
engrave (metal, glass, or stone) by coating it with a protective layer, drawing on it with a needle, and then covering it with acid to attack the parts the needle has exposed, especially in order to produce prints from it.
etched glass windows
Example Of etching
a dozen cycles of etching interspersed with the implantation of ions
A large Freud etched self-portrait, with typical merciless etching to delineate each patch of skin, is perhaps the most memorable work in the exhibition.
An inventive graphic artist, he has worked in various printmaking techniques, including etching , screenprinting, and woodcut.
At the end of his life, the artist had created more than one thousand prints - mainly lithographs and etchings .
‘I enjoy the medium of etching for its tactile qualities, its chiaroscuro possibilities and the surprises of the process,’ she said.