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Colour Box Studio Workshop: Printmaking - Introduction to Etching

BY Colour Box Studio | 20-May-2016
Delve into the incredible world of printmaking with Colour Box Studio’s brand new printmaking workshop, Introduction to Etching with artist Lucy Buxton.
Venue: Colour Box Studio's space at VU at MetroWest
Address: 138 NIcholson Street, Footscray VIC, Australia
Date: July 9, 2016
Time: 11.00AM - 3.00PM
Ticket: $125.00
Buy / Ticket: http://colourboxstudio.com/event/printmaking-introduction-to-etching/
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Participants in this workshop will create four of their own original prints using an easy drypoint etching method – you’ll learn how to engrave your design into perspex plate, produce multiple editions of your artwork using a direct-drive etching press, and experiment with applying colour with vibrant inks.

Enjoy the immersive printmaking process and making artworks by hand and walk way with four original prints of your own design on gorgeous cotton printmaking paper. This is a workshop designed for beginners – no experience necessary!

You’ll learn:

• An overview of printmaking processes
• Tips on how to create a design that’ll work well for etching
• How to etch your designs onto perspex plates
• How to use a direct-drive etching press to print your designs
• How to colour your work using various inks

You’ll get:

• Pure cotton printmaking paper
• Perspex plate – Tartelan
• Use of other materails, tools and inks
• Tea, coffee and biccies Plus a Goody Bag including: – A personal etching tool – Lucy Buxton postcard print • Information and instruction sheet about etching processes

For more information and to book yourself a place, visit http://colourboxstudio.com/event/printmaking-introduction-to-etching/