ETCHING AND AQUATINT PRINTMAKING WITH A PRESS

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ETCHING AND AQUATINT PRINTMAKING WITH A PRESS

65.00

Sunday, November 12th from noon to approximately 5:00pm
(Class end time may vary slightly, depending on how long it takes the plates to etch)
Instructor: Ian Welch
Ages: Adults

In this class, taught by professional print maker Ian Welch, students will learn how to create copper plate etchings utilizing hard ground line drawing and tone/ value through the rosin aquatint process-a method pioneered by artists like Albrecht Durer and Francisco Goya. The workshop will be split up into two parts, with drawing and etching on the copper plate being done at the Art Supply Depo, and then traveling to Pegboard Press (located above Gathered Glassblowing Gallery three blocks away from the Depo) to print the images on a vintage etching press.

Supplies Needed:
Two sheets of Fabriano Rosipina paper
One 4" x 6" copper plate
One etching stylus
ne fine point sharpie
One extra or ultra fine point sharpie

Supplies included: Rosin and Etching Hard Ground, access to press

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Please register as soon as you plan on attending. Classes that don't reach the minimum number of students required will be canceled 48 hours before the first day of class. Last minute registrations are accepted if class minimum is met and space allows.

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