09.03.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Morphogenetic Freehand Etchings By Artist John Franzen


A couple years ago I posted about artist John Franzen’s “Each Line One Breath” – morphogenetic freehand drawings. In the years since he has begun drawing into 2mm black coated copper and brass plates with a needle, creating gorgeous etchings, from which he produces a small series of discharge prints.

His meditative drawing process starts a single straight line from the top of the plate to the bottom, which is followed by an attempt to copy that line as precisely as possible. Each subsequent line results in a slight straying from the original line, exaggerating the original imperfections. His breathing controls the line, and the line also controls his breathing, it is incredible to watch. See the videos below.

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15.04.13 by Jeff

Ulrike Zöllner

Ulrike Zollner etching calendar 2013
Ulrike Zöllner created these fantastic etchings for the 2013 calendar year. See them all below!

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05.08.10 by Jeff

Todd Freeman

Etchings and drawings by Todd Freeman.

todd freeman artist drawing etching
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