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Views From The Studio
Step by Step Pictures
of "Sunlit" Engraving


Slide Show

Blank plate, click for a larger image.

This is the blank plate with no marks on it at all.
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The basic composition has been laid in. This is the plate before inking.
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Click picture to see a larger image of this inked and wiped plate

Here the plate has been inked and wiped.
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The first artist's proof is printed.Notice how the image is reversed in the Artist's proof below.
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First Artist's proof

First Artist's proof
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Shell taking shape

The shell is taking shape now.You can see the ridges starting to be laid in.larger

Second Artist's proof

Second Artist's proof
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Shell taking shape

More detail is added. .larger

Second Artist's proof

Third Artist's proof
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shadows and a crevice have appeared

This is the finished plate and final artist's proof.All the shading and highlights are done.
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Third artist's proof.

Fourth and final Artist's proof
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Would you like to see a slide show of this engraving being printed?

The Creation of "Sunlit" fine art engraving



Want to purchase Max Standley's artwork for your home or office?
Please contact R. Michelson Galleries to see and purchase available paintings and/or engravings (or Fine Impressions for engravings.

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