07/10 2023 11:00am
During this one day course you will learn the basics of copper sulphate etching, including learning about the history, tools & materials of etching and the chemical processes involved in creating a copper sulphate etched plate, as well as inking and printing your design on our fabulous century old Hughes & Kimber Etching Press.
On this course for beginners you will be guided through every step of the etching process from start to finish, leaving with having created a finished edition of prints. All materials are provided on the day as well as a booklet to take away detailing the processes learnt.
Useful Information: All materials are provided on the day and included in the price of your ticket. Feel free bring a simple image or drawing with you on the day as a source of inspiration to create your design from. Lunch is not provided in the cost of your ticket, however there will be a lunch break during the course and the Bluecoat Cafe will be open for food and refreshments. Our studios are environmentally friendly and use greener methods of printmaking where possible. Attendees must be 18+