Lydie Paton
Lydie Paton

Adelaide, Australia

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Etching - Charbonnel Ink on BFK 280gsm paper. BFK is mould produced in France and is made of 100% cotton. This is a hand inked etching, overlaid with watercolour and gouache paint. This is the first of the edition which has been produced by the aluminium plate.


The Beautiful Firetail is an Australian woodland finch. It has fine barring covering it's body, a black mask and vibrant red rump.

This is an etching made from an aluminium plate, the plate was inked by the artist and hand pulled on a printing press. The impression was then hand-coloured using a combination of watercolour and gouache. Gouache was used to enhance the vivid red which are particularly vibrant in firetails.

Paper: 6 x 6 inches
Plate 3 x 3 inches

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(CreativeWork) Banksia Cone (Etching) Ed. 1 of 50 by Lydie Paton. print. Shop online at Bluethumb.(CreativeWork) Pardalote (Etching 4/10) by Lydie Paton. print. Shop online at Bluethumb.(CreativeWork) Woodland Bird Series (Set of 4 Individual Hand-coloured Etchings) by Lydie Paton. mixed-media. Shop online at Bluethumb.(CreativeWork) Chickens in the Coop by Lydie Paton. oil-painting. Shop online at Bluethumb.

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