Create a stunning portfolio of vibrant colour etchings in this hands-on two day workshop.
Immerse yourself in print using a technique called Solar Plate Etching. This is a quick, simple and non-toxic alternative to the traditional etching process. Use the sun and water instead of acids to etch the plate and print it on the etching press with remarkable results. Emphasis will be places on using elements from the Natural World such as skeletal leaves, dried flowers, ferns, natural and organic textures from the garden. There will be opportunity to explore and combine collage, drawing, found objects and photography. Exciting application of Colour will result in stunning portfolio of prints. .
Materials fee: $35 per person for 2 x A6 solar plates, some quality 250 gms printmaking paper for up to 8 prints, all etching inks and printing needs, tarlatan gauze, drawing film and substantial class notes, included in the price.
Class fee includes morning tea and lunch
A deposit of $100 can be paid for this class. Call the office on 9231 8182