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"Flyers" print using etching and liquid-metal techniques.It was autumn and the air was full of things flying around. What flies around my garden ends up flying around my head. This was the first print in which I mixed etching and liquid-metal techniques. First I varnished the zinc plate and etched the drawing. Then I added a soft ground and pressed different elements into it to achieve texture and content. Finally I used Nural 21 liquid metal to create the bird, which stands out in relief. There is no aquatint on this plate.

This Voladores print was exhibited at the National Arts Club in New York in 2010, part of an exhibit mounted by tireless printmaking advocate, Stephen Fredericks, and the New York Society of Printmakers.

What’s a Gallinero? And why would you want to stay there?

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