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Newcastle Printmakers Workshop

Zinc Plate Etching Workshop - with multi plate printing

Extend your knowledge of the zinc plate etching process with multiple plate printing

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Zinc Plate Etching Workshop - with multi plate printing
Zinc Plate Etching Workshop - with multi plate printing

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22 Mar 2020, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Newcastle Printmakers Workshop, 27 Popran Rd, Adamstown NSW 2303, Australia

About the Event

In this one day workshop using zinc plates and copper sulphate participants will be able to cover the basics and then extend their knowledge by exploring multi plate printing. This technique allows you to build a more complex image with a range of colors. Some materials will be provided but you will need to bring two zinc plates that are the same size (one can have an image already etched into it).

Etching is a rich medium where an image is scratched, drawn or painted onto a metal plate and the image etched into the plate. A range of marks can be created and, after etching, ink is applied to the plate. A print is created by placing dampened paper onto the plate and passing both through a press.

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, specialising in etching but also interested in lino, dry point, screen printing and collagraphs. Amanda has been a member of the Newcastle Printmakers Workshop for seven years and a committee member for six.  See more about Amanda at


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