MONOTYPE AND COLLAGRAPH WITH THE ETCHING PRESS – Printmaking Masterclass with Sisetta Zappone
February 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm£145
MONOTYPE AND COLLAGRAPH WITH THE ETCHING PRESS- A Master Class
An amazing chance to work in a fully equipped professional print studio in an exclusive workshop with artist and printmaker Sisetta Zappone!
Class will be socially distanced- we will be observing government guidelines- and class numbers are limited to 6 to keep participants separate
Take a look at our COVID stipulations here
Join Sisetta for a day of printmaking workshop in a for all levels using a mix of materials and inks.
This one day master course will give you the unique opportunity to learn in one of the best known print studios in London and a real artists hub- Artichoke Studios in Brixton, South London.
Places are limited to just five participants to allow for social distancing and full use of equipment so you will receive lots of one to one tuition and advice.
This course is suitable for both beginners looking for a new playful approach to a traditional technique and for experienced printmakers looking to develop creative methods and skills in their practice.
You will take your plates and prints home.
You are more than welcome to bring along your sketchbook and re-invent one of your drawings.
All the materials are included in the course fee.
Some of the methods you will explore:
Mono-type and mono-printing are an interesting compnromise between printmaking and painting,
This technique allows only one copy to be obtained. No etching is made on the plate. The images is created by rolling ink up and painting on the glass surface. The image is then printed by pushing the paper on the surface with a clean roller.
A collagraph is a printable collage. More prints can be taken from the same template
The template is made by sticking together flat layers of material. The template board will be covered with pva glue to make it waterproof and handle the inking up.
Ink free printing process usually on thick soft sheets of paper that focus on forming bumps and holes on the fluffy paper surface.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
• Experiment a variety of techniques and methods for making painterly prints.
• Recognize and memorize the main tools and materials used in the process.
• Be independent producing your own templates and prints.
• Be able to use an etching press and create your printing proofs.
Materials and what you will need:
All materials and resources are included in the course fee.
We recommended you bring your notebook/sketchbook and pen/pencils with you.
You will be provided all you need in the classroom.
Sunday 21st of February
245A Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8RR