Printmaking Basics - Hard Ground with Aluminium

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The Makers Studio Central Coast Inc.

8 Russell Drysdale Street

East Gosford, NSW 2250

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Learn about Hard Ground and how to use it on an aluminium plate. Explore a range of grounds including the BIG ground to develop your plates.

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At this introductory workshop we will be using Big Hard Ground a newish hard ground which is rated highly for its environmental friendliness. You will learn how to prepare an aluminium plate ready for printing, and how to use different types of hard ground safely and how to get the best from them.

You will be provided with a recipe for hard ground so that you can prepare plates at home as well as background information about environmentally safe copper sulphate etch (and the recipe for this solution). Each participant will be supplied with a small pack that includes:

• A5 aluminium plates

• 1 Sheet of Hahnemuhle 300gsm printmaking paper (if additional paper required it is available for $8 per sheet)

You will be using:

• Etching needles to scribe into your plate (if you have your own please feel free to bring them along)

• Hard ground

• Copper Sulphate Etch• Printing presses

• Tarlatan

• Aprons & gloves

• Lumigraph pencils for drawing up your plate

• Ink for proofing

What you should bring:

• Ideas & sketches for creating the image on your plate • Art journal for note taking & storing your artist proof prints

• Morning Tea and Lunch and you own cup. ( Covid 19 restrictions means no sharing of food)

You will need to wear closed in shoes while working in the studio for work health safety reasons.

Tea and coffee is provided.

TMS COVID - 19 safety .

COVID 19 restrictions and rules must be adhered to. ( These are available on the TMS website and will be emailed to you prior to the event).

It is essential if you are unwell on the day of the workshop that you do not attend under any circumstances. You will, if your absence is due to Covid 19 concerns, be given a credit for an equivilant value workshop.

Looking forward to working with you on 8 August 2020.

Warm regards

The Makers Studio

TMS

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8 Russell Drysdale Street

East Gosford, NSW 2250

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