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L’Envol

Laurence Pilo

L’Envol” or “Flight” is an original signed etching by Laurence Pilo. Two dragonflies are suspended in flight in a moment of time as their paths cross. Read more

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Laurence’s etching captures the exquisite airiness of the mystical creatures through the use of aquatint. This is a form of etching in which powdered, acid-resistant rosin is applied to the copper plate before exposing the plate to a mordant which bites into the copper. This technique creates tonal variations, giving a rich dimension to the print. Laurence completes the image by finely engraving the delicate structure of the gossamer wings with a dry point needle, before printing with blue-black ink.

25 numbered copies, signed by the artist

Created in: Montchauvet, France

Materials & techniques: Intaglio printing on a copper plate, using aquatint etching and dry point engraving with blue-black ink

Dimensions: W x H /11" x 13.4" / 28 cm x 34 cm (Image 5.5" x 6.3" / 14 x 16 cm)

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Reference code: LPILLENVOL

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Laurence Pilo

Engraver, Montchauvet, France

Laurence Pilo is an engraver and mosaic artist who lives in Monchauvet, a small village in the Yvelines countryside, west of Paris. She loves how mosaics and engraving complete her artistic energy: the former is an exploration of color in all its dimensions, the latter, a study in line and...

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