Drypoint on Stonehenge paper
plate size 20 1/4 x 2"
edition of 6
The plate for this print was made with a strip of a dog food bag turned inside out. The technical name for this material is BoPET, or biaxially-oriented polyethylene terephthalate. I glued the strip to a piece of mat board, then scratched the image onto the surface with a scalpel. The roughened areas where the dog food had abraded the BoPET left a nice texture that caused the ink to adhere to the plate, so the marks on the wall behind the spider thread were built in before I drew the image.
Once again, I've used a pasta maker as a printing press.