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. 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
  3. It is now that the etching action should be stopped by washing under the tap. ” – Photographic Reproduction Processes by P.C. Duchochois
  4. 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
  5. One year after the state of his eyes had brought etching to an end, the faithful Hendrickje died. ” – Rembrandt by Josef Israels
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Tell me, what do you think of that etching – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  11. It will not break you up to buy a really good etching – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  12. Well, this artist taught etching too. ” – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. We were working together, she with painting, I with drawing and etching – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  16. 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
  17. “ " You flatter me," he said, a faint pattern of a smile etching his face. ” – The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt