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ETCHING ON ZINC ONE DAY WORKSHOP
August 21 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
An amazing chance to work in a fully equipped professional print studio in an exclusive workshop with artist and printmaker Sisetta Zappone! Join Sisetta for a day of printmaking workshop in a for all levels using an incredible range of materials, tools and inks.
We will focus on learning the techniques of etching, employed by masters as Goya, Blake and Piranesi to create beautiful images. You will make a design on a waxed metal plate and then immerse it in the acid bath. You will then also ink and print your image using an original old fashioned etching press.
The course does not require any previous experience or existing drawing skills- and is designed to give you an insight into printing practice allowing time and space to experiment and gain confidence on this new skill. By the end of the course you will be able to:
• Acknowledge and master the technique of Acid etching.
• Recognize and memorize the main tools and materials used in the process.
• Be independent producing your own templates and prints, learning all the steps of the processes.
• Be able to use an etching press and create your printing proofs in a variety of methods What you need for your course:
All materials and resources are included in the course fee.
What you need to bring to the studio:
You will be asked to wear a mask at all times, so please bring your own mask, your own bottle of water and your lunch with you)
Recommended to bring your notebook and your sketchbook and pencils with you.
Saturday 21 August 2021
10.30 am- 16.30pm 45 minutes lunch break
(bring your own lunch)
Please note that due to Covid safety regulation we can only take up to 5 students
VENUE : Thames-Side Print Studio, Unit 4, Harrington Way, Warspite Road, Royal Borough of Greenwich, London SE18 5NR
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