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ALUMINIUM ETCHING PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP - SOLD OUT!


  • Rosby Art Workshops 122 Strikes Lane Eurunderee, NSW, 2850 Australia (map)

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULLY BOOKED!

WHEN: 9.30am-4.30pm, Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th April 2017
WHERE: Rosby, 122 Strikes Lane, Eurunderee MUDGEE
COST: $230 course fee plus $35 per person for materials
TUTOR: Seraphina Martin

Produce a stunning portfolio of up to ten colourful prints in just two days using Aluminium plates etched in copper sulphate. Like traditional etching, this innovative process of aluminium etching involves intaglio techniques such as hard ground and soft ground using textures from found objects. Tonal passages similar to the aquatint technique are created without rosin dust, making this a non-toxic, friendly approach to fine art printmaking. Emphasis on colour will involve using viscosity in the inks and stencils with up to 6 colours and one passage through the press resulting in exciting variations to enhance your image.

Suitable for beginners and experienced printmakers

About the Tutor: Seraphina Martin graduated from the Paris Ecole National Des Beaux Arts, majoring in printmakingin 1977. She has taught at the Sydney University Art workshop as well as Meadowbank and Hornsby TAFES for the past 25 years.She was the recipient of the Moya Dyring Studio at the Cite des Arts, Paris in 1988 where she studied viscosity colour printing at the Atelier 17, under master printmaker S.W. Hayter. Her work is represented in many private and public collections and she continues to participate in both solo and group exhibitions in Australia and overseas.  She was an Artist in Residence at the Canberra School of Art in 2005 and most recently at the Government School of Art in Calcutta and Kola Bhavan University in Shantineketan in West Bengal, India in 2012 and has just completed an Artist in Residence in the print department of the Canberra School of Art.

List of materials required to bring:

  • Apron
  • A Small box of disposable rubber gloves from the supermarket
  • Bring a variety of images with line, texture and tone as inspiration for your art work.
  • Paper: 2 sheets of Stonehenge, quality etching paper 250 gsm
  • Tissue paper, to take your prints home

All other materials (aluminium plates, copper sulphate, varnishes & inks) are covered in the material fee.

For more information contact Kay Norton-Knight 0428 635 993 kay@rosby.com.au

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