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10 Week Intaglio I

£265

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Tuesdays 24 Sept – 3 Dec 2019   
6 – 9pm
£265
Led by Francisco Garnica
8 places

Led by the SPS Studio Manager, this course is aimed at those who are new to intaglio printmaking.  You will come away with a strong foundation and confidence to start your own etching practice.

During the first 5 weeks, it will introduce you to a range of processes including drypoint, monotype, monoprint, collagraph and embossing, all without chemicals. The last 5 weeks we will be covering the basic principles of etching, from hard and soft ground to an introduction to aquatint. You will produce a set of plates that can be inked in colour and in combination with each other, in order to explore multiple plate registration techniques.