A two day workshop on traditional and modern etching techniques using zinc plates and copper sulphate. Participants will learn how to prepare their plates, apply grounds, transfer a drawing, achieve tone using spray paint as an aquatint and experiment with stencils. By the end of the course everyone should have created a zinc plate with an image and have printed it intaglio ready for framing. Some materials will be provided.
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Earlier Event: May 3Contemporary Printmaking Thursday group: Beginner and beyond classes
Later Event: May 26Screen Printing for Beginners with Tutors Sally Pickker and Catherine Tempest