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Etching: Aquatint & Sugar-lift (three-day class)
Thu., 19/01/2017, 10:00 am – Sat., 21/01/2017, 4:00 pm AEDT
Explore intaglio printmaking through the creation of tonal imagery. Learn how to paint directly onto the copper plate to create painterly marks and use acid like watercolour - perfect for artists who enjoy the freedom of using the brush.
Participants will develop the skills to use aquatint, sugar-lift, spit-bite and open-bite techniques. Experiment with ways of drawing and printing the plates to produce rich, tonal images. The class will cover plate preparation, etching, paper preparation and the printing of a small edition.
10am-4pm each day
Thursday 19 January 2017
Friday 20 January 2017
Saturday 21 January 2017
$595 AUD (including all materials)