Perfection is boring, all artist molluscs indeed are draftsnails.

Copper plate slug etching

Bad leaves make good prints.

A brilliant and thought-provoking snail is a skillful draftsman, making sense of dead leaves for perfect soft ground copper etching prints.

black and white botanical prints

Skeletonized leaf for botanical prints

Snails make amazing skeletonized leaves by etching out the green layer of freshly dead leaves, artistic slugs cautiously avoid barking up the wrong tree.

botanical etching leaf

Skeletonizing leaves helps copper plate soft-ground etching exposing the graphic design of botanical leaves vein skeletons.

skeletonized leaf

Art made by snails

Snail art is distinguished by its deep feeling for dead leaves and a peaceful pilgrimage in search of art. The search for beauty is a full-time job for art snails: Skeletonized desirable futures, printed for artsy molluscs.

Copper plate slug etching

Copper plate etching of snail-eaten leaf (La Réunion island).