Etching weekend course
12th -13th October 2019
10:00 to 16:00
Tutor: Catherine King
This etching course is suitable for both the beginner and the more advanced printmaker. Those new to etching will learn to prepare and print single colour line etch and aquatint and those more advanced may choose to concentrate on soft ground or learn the basics of multi-layer printing in colour with a focus on registration. Small group numbers allow the tutor to concentrate on the individual requirements and to adapt to the level of expertise of the participant.
You may wish to bring photos, sketches or other visual information to work from but some images will be available.
All basic materials and use of equipment are included, tea and coffee provided but you should bring a packed lunch
This course is suitable for adults only
We will cover the following etching techniques:
- Preparation of etching plates ready for your image
- Planning and composition of the artwork for print
- Transferring image to etching plate
- inking and printing skills
- Understanding of the role of registration
Cost £100 members, £120 non-members
To reserve your place full payment must be made by Feb 10th.