$130 – $150

Basics of Etching on Copper Plate

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Newcastle Printmakers Workshop

Newcastle Printmakers Workshop

27 Popran Road

Adamstown, NSW 2289

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This 1-day workshop will focus on the basics of etching on copper plates.

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Tutor: Chris Clifton

Date: Saturday 26th June

Time: 9 am – 3 pm

Cost: $150 Non-members | $130 Current members

Enquiries: chris.j.clifton@outlook.com

Venue: Newcastle Printmakers Workshop, 27 Popran Road, Adamstown

This 1-day workshop will focus on the basics of etching on copper plates. Students will learn how to use ball hard ground to make a line etching and then apply a rosin aquatint to develop a range of tones in their prints. All supplies are provided for you to make a series of small prints. Previous experience in intaglio techniques is not required. Own PPE is essential: eye protection and P2/N95/KN95 mask is essential! Participants cannot use the aquatint room without these items.

Materials Fee: $20 per person (includes a copper plate, inks and paper) to be paid to the tutor on the day.

A minimum of three students are required.

What students need to bring: participants must bring their particulate face mask, eye protection and gloves; own pre-developed ideas for your print (drawings, compositions, enclosed shoes, apron, own drink and lunch.

Covid Safety: Due to NPW’s Covid Policy - this workshop is limited to 7 participants to ensure we comply with social distancing. The workshop will be sanitised prior to, during, and after the class. You are expected to bring your own disposable gloves and other required PPE to this workshop.

ABOUT THE TUTOR

Chris Clifton is a printmaker and photographer based here in Newcastle. He has completed Advanced Printmaking and Drawing courses at Newcastle Art School as well as a Diploma in Visual Arts (Printmaking and Photography). He has taught at high schools for a number of years and is currently balancing being a stay-at-home dad, masters student and artist. Chris likes to combine a range of print and non-print mediums in order to explore human-nature relationships, critical theories and the illusive ‘boundaries’ we like to create between ourselves, others and the environment.

www.chrisclifton.com.au

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