lavis (technique)

  1. Home
  2. top of the aat hierarchies
  3. Activities Facet
  4. Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)
  5. [processes and techniques by specific type]
  6. [image-making processes and techniques]
  7. [printing and printing processes and techniques]
  8. printing techniques
  9. printing surface preparation techniques
  10. biting techniques
  11. lavis
Scope note
Printmaking technique in which the plate is painted directly with acid, so that the artist is drawing with acid rather than ink; the acid is washed off when the desired effect had been achieved. Technique is typically used with etching, rather than as the sole technique.
lavis
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024