Drypoint Etching: Introduction to Multi-Plate Printmaking

Drypoint Etching: Introduction to Multi-Plate Printmaking

Term 2: Spring, 24 Feb 2018
Price per person £85.00

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North Junction St. Campus

Term 2: Spring

24 Feb 2018

Class Tutor(s)

Susie Wilson Visiting Tutor

Drypoint etching is a printmaking technique where lines are incised in a Perspex plate, and then inked up and printed to create prints which have similar qualities to traditional etchings.

It has the advantage of being a more rapid process than etching, and so is a wonderful medium with which to experiment. In this workshop, students will learn how to build up prints with multiple plates; using the built environment as a starting point, they will examine how to use abstractions, and find ways of introducing colour into their prints.

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