Seaside Art Gallery Presents: The David Hunter Labor Day Event

Preorder this Limited Edition Etching Today! Before It Debuts Sept 3rd, 2021
By: Seaside Art Gallery
 
NAGS HEAD, N.C. - Aug. 23, 2021 - PRLog -- What exactly is the art of etching? Meet David Hunter. He's a master in the art of printmaking… or the process of creating etchings.

When you buy an etching, you don't always get to see all of the steps involved in creating it…from sketch to plate to press.

"When I created this limited edition 'Hatteras Memories' etching," says master artist David Hunter, "I started with a pencil sketch on paper to get an idea of the image. Then I take a clean smooth polished zinc plate. I paint an acid-resistant coating on the plate."

"I take a sharp needle and do a freehand drawing through the coating so each line exposes the plate until the whole image is done," explains Hunter.

Hunter puts the plate in nitric acid… the lines recess into the plate as the nitric acid bites away at the metal, etching the drawing into the plate.

"The plate is not the artwork," says Hunter. "The print from the plate is the final definitive artwork."  He smears a special ink over the plate and into the etched lines. He runs the plate through his printing press and creates original etched art.

David Hunter is at Seaside Art Gallery September 3rd – 6th, 2021 for the Labor Day Event. He'll demonstrate how an etching is made. Tune into Seaside Art Gallery's Facebook page for live video updates.

Preorder Your "Hatteras Memories" Limited Edition Etching Now Before It Debuts September 3rd, 2021.

Hunter created this special new etching just for Seaside Art Gallery's Labor Day 2021 Event. It is signed, titled, and numbered in pencil.

Only 85 of these gems are issued.

They are released and available exclusively at Seaside Art Gallery. You can buy it either unframed ($48)... or if you want your etching to arrive framed and ready to hang up on your wall you can buy it framed ($138).

Hurry before it sells out! Preorder your "Hatteras Memories" now and get free shipping… now through September 6th, 2021. Go to https://seasideart.com/products/hatteras-memories.

About the Artist

David Hunter lives in Central Florida. His award-winning artwork is in galleries throughout the United States and England.

About the Gallery

Seaside Art Gallery is one of the largest galleries in the Southeast. With 60 years of excellence, the gallery is reputed for outstanding customer service. Established by the Smith family in 1961. The authenticity of the gallery's art is fully guaranteed. The gallery has a generous policy of a 30-day refund or 5-year exchange. They ship anywhere.

Seaside Art Gallery is located at 2716 South Virginia Dare Trail in Nags Head, North Carolina. P: 800-828-2444.

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