Printmaking – 3 Day Workshop
Whether you are new to the craft of printmaking or wanting to extend your current creative skills, please join our small-group of printmakers. From Beginners to Advanced, with or without prior printmaking experience, there is something for everyone.
WHERE: Hampton Community Centre
ADDRESS: 14 Willis Street Hampton
TUTOR: Neil Wallace
CONTACT: 9598 2977
DATES: Postponed TBA. Please call the office on 9598 2977 to register your interest.
TIME: 10 am – 4 pm
Maximum class size: 8
COST: $150 (includes materials)
Start by re-learning how to prepare the zinc plates for printing then direct working onto the soft zinc plates via the processes of
A-LINE MARKS – DRYPOINT- ENGRAVING
B – TONAL MARKS- MONO PRINTING -COLOUR ROLLS AND STENCIL – CRAYON COLOUR TRANSFER
Traditional etching of zinc plate for
A-LINE MARKS FINE AND HEAVY- VIA HARD GROUNDS
B – SOFT GROUND TECHNIQUES line and tone
Tonal etching using AQUATINT and SPIT BITE selective etching techniques
Photo etching and Colour etching and printing techniques using colour registration
Each student to receive x 3 of the 15 x 20 cm zinc plates for each day together with proofing and final editioning papers and a few etching tools. with etching inks provided for class use. The provided 1.2 mm Zinc plates are made for printmaking and so come with pre-painted backs and a polished front face. Background refreshing info for students will include info on paper selection, tearing down print papers correctly, print storage, and setting the press pressure correctly
It is anticipated that students will come out with full confidence in making zinc plates and can go on to make etched plate prints at community open access print workshops (like fire station studio in Malvern) or work in many cases again from the many unused presses scattered around studios in Melbourne or in school art departments. The course will have around 20 pages of detailed notes to provide details of what we will be doing and be a valuable memory jogger to repeat techniques again when printing at home.
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