Sheila and I have been dialing in the acid bath for the perfect etch. Well, mostly Sheila, I usually just do what she says, ” Do not put your hand in the acid, please.”
Since this is a new shop, she has been ramping it back up for production work. Anyone who has ever moved understands, everything changes! All of that motor memory from the last place has to be discarded. New pathways in the brain must be formed!
Soon we’ll be etching for real, but until then a few photos of Sidereal Press and it’s environs:
There be critters:
Back in the shop, we gather around the hotplate:
Sheila inking a plate:
And one of our many tests of the soft ground: