Mezzotint Printmaking rockers & Rocking Jig DIY

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This is the basic setup to create a mezzotint, a form of intaglio printmaking. I cover the basic tools/hardware, as well as how to create your own mezzotint rocker jig (Jump to the 4-minute mark to see the mezzotint pole rocker).

Check out my website: for some examples of my work in mezzotint, and listed below are a few links for some background on what a mezzotint is:

The second part of this video which details scraper tools and how to use them here:


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Thanks to "Routine" (by Jupiter Makes Me Scream)

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