Etching Print Making Workshop - When: Monday 4th March 2019 - Tutor: Patrick Smith
Time: 10am - 4pm - Cost: £65 - All levels welcome All materials and refreshments provided
(just bring a packed lunch)
This etching one day workshop in etching will introduce you to the magical processes used by Rembrandt and his many followers to the present day. During the workshop you will have the opportunity to create your own etching plates and prints and learn and practise the correct procedures pertaining to a busy print environment such as the correct use of the etching press and registration technique using a safe mordent on zinc plates.
There will be an introduction to etching through a presentation and you will experience safe mixing and use of copper sulphate crystals with salt in water bath, plate preparation and grounding, smoking the plate, drawing on the plate, etching the plate, inking and wiping the plate, proof printing the plate, presentation and care of the prints that you create through the day.
Patrick Smith is an established artist in fine art and printmaking having work in many private collections both nationally and internationally. His practice concentrates on ideas associated with the edge and devices in composition and form. Patrick studied painting and printmaking at Leeds Metropolitan University where he was awarded the William Tier memorial award for Landscapes and Erasmus scholarship to train at the Utrecht School of the Arts in Holland. He has taught for many years to degree level and runs various courses and workshops: https://www.psmithstudio58.co.uk/
A few places available. Please contact Pennie to book a place - email: firstname.lastname@example.org office: 01904 651085 mobile: 07851 299140