verb (used with or without object)
Words nearby aquatint
Origin of aquatint
OTHER WORDS FROM aquatintaq·ua·tint·er, aq·ua·tint·ist, noun
Examples from the Web for aquatint
Etch all shades of the color pretty deeply in any of the stippled or aquatint styles.
The plate has a wash of aquatint, all over it, and the etching is free and bold.Rowlandson the Caricaturist. First Volume|Joseph Grego
In aquatint it must be dampened more, about six dry sheets coming to one wet one.
The young artist is happy in the use of aquatint, and to judge from his colour combinations one might call him a rich colourist.Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker
The intermediate plates are landscapes, after anonymous artists, engraved in aquatint by Hassell and others.Rowlandson the Caricaturist. Second Volume|Joseph Grego