Reverse Dry Point

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Dry point is a type of intaglio printmaking that involves scratching a design into a surface with a sharply pointed tool, then coating it with ink. Rather than using black ink on white paper as artists have for centuries, modern materials allow students to use opaque inks on black paper to produce a look that is both classical and contemporary at the same time.

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