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Etching basics using sugar and soap - ON SALE!

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Newcastle Printmakers Workshop

Newcastle Printmakers Workshop

27 Popran Road

Adamstown, NSW 2289

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Two-day etching basics workshop that focuses on sugar lift, soap ground and aquatint on copper and aluminium plates.

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Tutor: Chris Clifton

Dates: March 27th and 28th (Saturday and Sunday)

Time: 9am – 3pm both days

Cost: $240 Non-Members | $220 current NPW Members

Enquiries: printmaker.chris@gmail.com

Venue: Newcastle Printmakers Workshop, 27 Popran Road, Adamstown

This 2-day workshop will focus on sugar lift and soap ground etching on copper and aluminium plates. Students will learn how to make and apply a sugar lift solution and soap grounds to create painterly and hand-drawn prints. The workshop will teach you everything about how to prepare your plates, make the lift and ground and then etch to produce quality prints. All supplies are provided for you to make a series of small prints. Previous experience in intaglio techniques is not required. Experienced and beginning printmakers will benefit from this workshop.

Materials Fee: $20 per person, which includes a copper plate, inks and paper. To be paid cash on Day 1.

What students need to bring: pre-developed ideas for your print (drawings, compositions, etc. – think like a painter!), 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 to this workshop and follow the guidelines to ensure safety of other participants.

Additional Information: This class requires a minimum of 3 people to run .

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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