Etching Basics - Sold Out

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Newcastle Printmakers Workshop

27 Popran Road

Adamstown

Newcastle, NSW 2289

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At this stage this course is sold out. If you would like to know about the next course or be placed on the waiting list please email me at: amanda@terrarossa.biz

In this one day workshop using zinc plates and copper sulphate participants will learn how to prepare their plates, apply a hard ground and achieve tone using spray paint as an aquatint. By the end of the course everyone should have created a zinc plate with an image and have printed it intaglio ready for framing. Some materials will be provided. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience.

NB A further course may be scheduled fwhere participants will be able to extend their knowledge with multiple plate printing, chine colle, stencils and sugar lift.

Etching is a rich medium where an image is scratched, drawn or painted onto a metal plate and the image etched into the plate. A range of marks can be created and, after etching, ink is applied to the plate. A print is created by placing dampened paper onto the plate and passing both through a press.

About your tutor: Amanda Donohue studied printmaking at Sydney College of the Arts graduating with a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours). She has been a printmaker for over twenty years, specialising in etching but also interested in lino, dry point, screen printing and collagraphs. Amanda has been a member of the Newcastle Printmakers Workshop for seven years and a committee member for six. See more about Amanda at www.amandadonohue.org.
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