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The length of time the plate remains in the acid bath determines the depth of the etched lines. These lines tend to be even in width throughout their length. Unlike engraved lines, they do not taper but are rather square at the ends. Since the artist can draw freely in the resinous ground, the etched line has a more spontaneous quality than the engraved line, which is harder and more precise in appearance.
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