I know I'm jumping in in the middle here, but I also have 8th graders do
dry point etching on plastic. It's the burr you raise as you scratch not the
depth of the line that is important in getting a good print. We use home
made tools, needles glued into sections of dowel. I have the students
adjust the angle they the hold the tool as they scratch until they get a good
Woody in KC
> What are you using to draqw on the plexiglass plate? Special stylus and where do
> I find?
> did this before with only marginal success. Kids got tired of pressing too hard
> with tools to get deeper lines.