Definitions for "Aquatint"
A kind of etching in which spaces are bitten by the use of aqua fortis, by which an effect is produced resembling a drawing in water colors or India ink; also, the engraving produced by this method.
to etch in aquatint.
Intaglio method on zinc or copper plates in which tones are obtained by powered rosin or paint spray. Acid bites these tones into the plate to various depths, deeper bites yielding darker tones.