• Drypoint from Drafting Film - Kinship

    10 days ago - By Belinda del Pesco

    This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco .
    Kinship 7×5 drypoint engraving with watercolorAvailable in my Etsy Shop Drypoint from Mylar Several years ago, I read about an unnamed artist making drypoint engravings (sometimes referred to as drypoint etchings) from sheets of drafting film. Mylar, or drafting film, is used in architectural and commercial drafting. Drafting film looks like translucent plastic; it's made from thin, flexible polyester sheets that are available in glossy and matte surfaces. Artists use the glossy version as an oil painting palette, or to...
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