Illustration // Wednesday, May 20, 2015
We came across Japanese artist Ikuma Nao's etchings and copper engravings the other day and were immediately taken by them. Nao has had two solo exhibitions at The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo, both featuring her copperplate engravings.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 19, 2015
Phlegm recently painted a new wall in East London and appears to be work on a new postcard-sized book of hand-colored etchings, each drawn in miniature under a magnifying class on a copper plate only 11cm wide!
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 23, 2014
It's easy to get lost in the rich details of Japanese artist Etsuko Fukaya's etchings with the lively creatures filling every inch of the enriched world that the artist created for them. "I want to draw what is alive," she says. Fukaya specifically chose etching as a way to express those details and allow her to draw extremely delicate lines. Finding even a magnifying object distracting, she works solely using the naked eye.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Ukrainian artist Konstantin Kalynovych has just released a book of his etchings from 1993-95. The Book of Ecclesiastes includes eight etchings, tracing paper with passages from Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament and an original cover with a congreve stamping for the prints and calligraphy along with a box-case made from cardboard bound fabric.