Usage examples for etching

  1. The black faces, the copper cups, the white robes, the moving light and shadow, made a strange etching – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  2. His etching the " Old Barley Mill" ranks as one of the best etchings made in this country. – Scotland's Mark on America by George Fraser Black
  3. In this powerful etching nothing could surpass the beauty of the face and figure of the Marchioness; she exactly realizes our ideal. – John Leech, His Life and Work. Vol. 1 by William Powell Frith
  4. We were working together, she with painting, I with drawing and etching – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  5. Tell me, what do you think of that etching – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  6. One year after the state of his eyes had brought etching to an end, the faithful Hendrickje died. – Rembrandt by Josef Israels
  7. In etching the most famous practitioners get into messes with the treacherous chemistry of their acids, and need an invincible patience. – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  8. Well, this artist taught etching too. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  9. It will not break you up to buy a really good etching – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  10. " You flatter me," he said, a faint pattern of a smile etching his face. – The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt
  11. This done, melt off the wax clean the plate, and the etching is ready for the press. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  12. The Acid will eat away the copper in those places which have been bared by the etching point. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  13. She understood perspective, and could copy an etching in pen and ink, to a hair's- breadth, yet her drawing was hard and mechanical. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  14. The bald islet yonder, with a surface as smooth as glass and with delicate tracery along its polished sides- tracery that looks like etching upon glass,- was modelled by glaciers not so many years ago: within the century, some of them, perhaps. – Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska by Charles Warren Stoddard
  15. When the mixture becomes hardened upon the plate, sketch the desired object upon the surface, then take an etching point, a large needle fixed in a handle will do, and cut through the wax to the surface of the copper, taking care to make the lines as distinct as possible. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  16. It is now that the etching action should be stopped by washing under the tap. – Photographic Reproduction Processes by P.C. Duchochois
  17. At the age of seventeen, or thereabouts, he succeeded in gaining a medal offered for competition by the Society of Arts for the best representation of an historical subject; and was again fortunate in obtaining a prize, from the same Society, for a large etching of " John Gilpin." – 'Phiz' (Hablot Knight Browne), a Memoir. by Fred. G. Kitton