Original Prints

Nicky uses many different print making processes to produce editions of original prints including:

  • Etching
    • Limited edition original print on acid free etching paper
    • Utilizing a range of materials to create etchings including copper, zinc, aluminium and plastic plates
    • Different etching techniques such as: 
      • Dry point – where the plate is etched with a sharp etching tool to create the image 
      • Itaglio – the process of using acid or household products to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design incised in the plate
  • Mono type print
    • A one-off technique involving painting ink onto glass and pressing an image onto paper
    • A one-off negative image can be taken following the initial print
  • Lino Print