Jacqueline Kennedy’s Pink Suit

Jacqueline Kennedy's Pink Suit, 2013

Jacqueline Kennedy’s Pink Suit, 2013

I etched and printed Jacqueline Kennedy’s Pink Suit (working title) in my printmaking class at Southern Methodist University last Wednesday.

The iconic pink suit is a Chanel copy. It was not a knock-off, but instead a purposeful copy as Chanel is a French designer. I believe the American firm that made the suit had permission to use the design with minor adjustment.

My little etching is only 2.5 x 3 inches. I pulled test prints as an etching, chine collé, mono type (displayed) and chine collé mono type. The small print looks very good on a large sheet of paper. The chine collé prints are done with pink paper. Continue reading