CARDBOARD DRYPOINT AND CARBORUNDUM

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The Makers Studio Central Coast Inc.

8 Russell Drysdale Street

East Gosford, NSW 2250

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Cardboard Drypoint and carborundum workshop

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Cardboard Drypoint and carborundum  workshop.

 The technique uses illustration board as the substrate, which is coated with a varnish and then worked on with a range of tools, other materials and stencil knives similar to a metal plate. You explore some additions of carborundum to produce intense areas of dark. In 2019 I attended a workshop at Art Print Residence in Spain with master printer, Jenny Robinson, who has developed and perfected the use of this technique.

Works can be small or large scale and for the most part is a non toxic technique as no acids or chemicals are required in the making of the plate. The substrate prints quite satisfactorily to 10 prints but may do more.

Its real advantage is in cost, especially for large works. I use Charbonnel ink and enlist a variety of wiping techniques to ensure a full range of tones to produce dramatic light and dark.

Textures are not added to the surface as with a collograph and so is a drypoint rather than a collograph.

This is a two day workshop to ensure preparation of plate and some experimentation to occur as well as printing plate on quality papers.

Included in the workshop:-

a range of plate sizes, varnish, ink, carborundum, medium, paper for printing, tarlatan, gloves, rags, cleaning agent.

You will need to bring a range of tools including ( if you have one) a diamond tip etching tool, other etching tools, roulettes, stencil knife with sharp blade, small range of sandpapers and a folder with tissue paper to take home your prints. 

PLEASE WEAR CLOSED IN SHOES.

BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH/food.

Covid safe Rules apply.

IF you are unwell you must not attend.

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The Makers Studio Central Coast Inc.

8 Russell Drysdale Street

East Gosford, NSW 2250

Australia

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