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An introduction to etching with Geoff Gibbons

March 17 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

- $80

AN INTRODUCTION TO ETCHING

Geoff Gibbons

An introduction to etching based on a two-day workshop at the BittondiPrintmakers Association Inc Workshop at Aberfoyle Park.

Sunday 17th March. 9.30 a.m. – 4.15 p.m. and

Sunday 24th March 9.30 a.m. – 4.15 p.m.

The workshop will cover a range of etching and printing techniques using copper etching plates.  Processes to be covered include:-

preparing copper plates for etching
selection of images, interpreting line and tone via etching processes
Applying grounds for line work
Safe use of mordants for etching, and biting procedures
Theory and practice of aquatint, applying rosin and biting tones.
Variations of texture via techniques in conjunction with aquatint

The second day on the following Sunday will include printing variations in colour via relief and intaglio combinations and the use of chine collé.  

Cost:  $70 per day for members.  ($80 per day for non members), based on a minimum class size of 4 and a maximum of 8.

To book a place in this workshop please contact Geoff at gibbart@bigpond.com before March 12th. Further details will then be sent out.

Details

Date:
March 17
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$80
Event Category:

Organizer

Geoff Gibbons
Email:
gibbart@bigpond.com

Details

Date:
March 17
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$80
Event Category:

Organizer

Geoff Gibbons
Email:
gibbart@bigpond.com