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Eduard Belsky. Angel, 2021, paper, intaglio printing "dry needle", author's technique, 90х45

Belsky Eduard

  • This graphically work made in the technique of "Drypoint": is a printmaking process in which a design is drawn on a metal plate with a sharp, pointed needle-like instrument.

    As a result, barbs (burrs) appear on the plate, which then hold the paint.

    Printing takes place on moistened paper, there is an almost three-dimensional image.

    This technology causes a limited number of prints, because the barbs crumple quickly. To make a new print, the artist can add other colors and their shades to the matrix plate, so each copy is unique and unique.

    Neither etching nor other flat printing give such a soft, airy image…

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