LTAP Picture

Love/Torture: A Protagonist

From the story of Crow, the fire-thief who saved his people from darkness and cold through sacrifice of himself.

This plate is reclaimed, so it was very dark before I even touched it. I did a lot of burnishing and smoothing to get the lights I wanted. Originally my sketch was a lot more graphic and photoreal, but in the etching process the lines and the piece (as they always do) took on a life of their own.
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