Drypoint Etching without a Press with Karen Carter

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Friday 12th October, 10am – 4pm

Have a go at low-tech drypoint etching… printing without a press or chemicals!

From your initial drawings we will scratch the images into acetate and perspex to create permanent plates – these will be inked up in a variety of ways using water-soluble sticks and inks then a print taken from them by hand. 

This is a process you can easily replicate at home with a minimum of specialist equipment. 

No experience needed – lots of step-by-step demos. A fun creative day suitable for complete beginners and those wanting to refresh their skills.

Check out Karen’s work here: www.karencarterart.co.uk

Age: Adults
Cost: £45 (discount available 2for£80)

*Offer: Book 2 ‘different’ (£45) printing workshops and get £10 discount, includes: Lino Made Easy (sold out), The Drawn Print (sold out)/ Layered Relief/ Dry Point Etching/ Acrylic & Mixed Media/ Printing for Xmas.

Note from the Artist:
Please bring: Inspiration / source material / sketches – no bigger than A5 as we will be printing by hand (tutor will also provide images for you to work from if you wish) Gloves if you have sensitive skin Wear old clothes or bring an apron!

**To Book: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

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