A printmaking technique that uses a needle to etch an image directly onto a copper plate. The resulting raised surface, or burr, which holds the ink used in the printmaking process produces a soft, velvety effect.

Bela Uitz Five Women 1920 © DACS 2017.

Artists

William Strang
1859 - 1921
Edvard Munch
1863 - 1944
William Dyce
1806 - 1864