Course Start DatesWednesday 24th June 2020
About the Course
Learn how to use chine-collé perfectly on your etching and drypoint prints. Bring existing plates to work with.
By the end of the course you will be able to
Print a single plate with a single chine-collé
Develop skills, personal visual language and critical decision making
Use the printmaking equipment and workshop safely
Print multiple pieces of chine-collé on a single etching
Class format and activities
Beginners work alongside intermediate and advanced students and there is lots of opportunity for looking at work, discussing ideas and techniques, and learning from peers through group discussion and one-to-one.
In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
Previous experience of printmaking is necessary, Please bring with you old or current plates. You will also have time to make simple etching plates to work on.
What you need to know before you enrol
Health & Safety information will be given at the start of the course and subsequent lessons where necessary. You will be asked to sign a form declaring that you agree to follow procedures as advised. Some chemicals used may be harmful in pregnancy, and some may cause irritation in very rare cases. Please let the tutor know if you are pregnant or have any sensitivities and they will advise you as to necessary precautions.
Note: at present there is no wheelchair access to the print studio, and the studios are on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the building. If you have any mobility issues please contact the department prior to enrolling.
What you will need for your class
Please bring: pencils, a small paintbrush and a sketchbook or notebook, and ideas/ drawings/ photographs to work from.
Protective clothing is provided, or you can bring your own apron and rubber gloves. The course fee includes most studio consumables (ink, cleaning materials, solvents etc) but you will have to pay for paper, etching plates/ lino blocks etc. These are available to buy in the department at cost price. Further requirements will be discussed at the first and subsequent classes.
What you can do next:
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