ART: Etch

October 10, 2011

I saw some really pretty and delicate etchings at the Cow’s Lane market at the weekend. Coincidentally once home, I come across this beautiful etching that I had saved for a rainy day by Shigeki Tomura. I am still perplexed and confused by the process of etching although it was explained to me by the astonishing, lovely and prolific Margaret Irwin (Mo West). The mystery of it all makes it all more impressive to me.

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2 Responses to “ART: Etch”

  1. […] friend drew this the other night and it reminded me of the Shigeki Tomura etching I previously posted. Lovely restraint and use of negative space. She is also the talented lady who made the ring in […]

  2. […] As I get older I have become more and more nostalgic about my upbringing in Peru and these oil paintings capture the dark musty odd atmosphere of my great aunt’s house, with its dark painting-lined rooms and the opposite sunny memories of the abundance of these fruits that I enjoyed as a child. I found Arturo Garcia perusing through Gallery 71′s artists where I had previously found the afore-posted Shigeki Tomura. […]

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