Using Vinyl as a Mask during Salt Water Copper Etching

July 15, 2016 in Mixed Media Posts by Ursula Smith

I posted a video a while back showing how I do my Salt Water etching on copper. I mentioned that I used a vinyl mask to protect parts of the metal that I did not want to etch. Here is a quick video on that idea. Enjoy!

Here is the results of one of my etching sessions before using the etched copper in any projects…

Salt Water Copper Etched

Salt Water Copper Etched

and some other examples…

Vinyl as a Mask for Etching Copper

Vinyl as a Mask for Etching Copper