Engraving

Engraving technique also called intaglio; a painted zinc or copper plate is immersed in a biting bath, called etching, which will attack the metal where the engraver has drawn using a sharp point. The design is carved into the plate, hence the name engraved intaglio.

The life ahead
The life ahead

A little girl in a shoe that is way too big

A little girl
A little girl

A little girl alone on the road

La longue marche (the long walk)
La longue marche (the long walk)

Inspired by migrant journeys

I arrive where I am a stranger
I arrive where I am a stranger

Poem by L.Aragon, music by J.Ferrat

Hope
Hope

Multiple plate engraving to express hope for a better world

Elle seule (her alone)
Elle seule (her alone)

3-plate engraving with embossing and carborandum. "Listening to Jean Ferrat"

Ombre dans le jardin (shadow in the garden)
Ombre dans le jardin (shadow in the garden)

Imaginary garden