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

press to zoom
A little girl
A little girl

A little girl alone on the road

press to zoom
La longue marche (the long walk)
La longue marche (the long walk)

Inspired by migrant journeys

press to zoom
I arrive where I am a stranger
I arrive where I am a stranger

Poem by L.Aragon, music by J.Ferrat

press to zoom
Hope
Hope

Multiple plate engraving to express hope for a better world

press to zoom
Elle seule (her alone)
Elle seule (her alone)

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

press to zoom
Ombre dans le jardin (shadow in the garden)
Ombre dans le jardin (shadow in the garden)

Imaginary garden

press to zoom