Sun, 27 Jun | Newcastle

Learn how to create Drypoints at The Station, Newcastle

Learn how to create dry point plates and develop an understanding of the intaglio print process. Create an image and print using a small portable press. No experience needed. All materials provided. Registration via Easel Art Space.
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Learn how to create Drypoints  at The Station, Newcastle

Time & Location

27 Jun, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Newcastle, 110 Scott St, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia

About the Event

In this small group workshop you will learn how to create dry point plates and develop an understanding of the intaglio print process. Dry point is a simple and direct method of creating an intaglio image, that is where an image is scratched, into a plate, ink is applied to the plate and a print created by placing dampened paper onto the plate and passing both through a press. The burr created when scratching the plate holds the ink to create a rich velvety quality.

Price includes:

Face to face workshop

All inks and tools

Quality printmaking paper

Dry point plate

You will need to bring Ideas for an image – drawing or photograph.

About your tutor:

Amanda Donohue studied printmaking at Sydney College of the Arts graduating with a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours). She has been a printmaker for over twenty years and a member of the Newcastle Printmakers Workshop for eight years.  See more about Amanda at www.amandadonohue.org.

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