Intaglio Printmaking - Term 1
Work and learn alongside experienced untutored printmakers. Talented Gemma Reid will tutor you in the techniques of printmaking.
N.B: Entry level experience in the etching process is required to work alongside this group of enthusiastic printmakers.
Relief printing – experience and previous tutoring in at least one process. Be confident and safety aware when working with sharp tools – demonstrate good working practice. Have experience printing using a press rather than only hand burnishing.
Intaglio printing – experience and previous tutoring with drypoint and etching. Participants must be familiar with protocols surrounding use of acid for etching and aquatint. They would need to have had experience preparing a metal plate. Understand how to use hard and soft ground. Understand the different solutions used for cleaning plates.
Mono printing – to have had tutoring in at least one other print process and have experience using a printing press rather than only hand burnishing.