Drypoint: Online Demonstration Session

Kelsey Stephenson

10572 115 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 3K6
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Apr 15, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Want to expand your existing intaglio skillset or perhaps learn some beginner techniques? Do you enjoy drawing and want to explore some successful intaglio methods to try at home? Join this online demonstration and learn about drypoint techniques, alternative tools, and material options. Drypoint is a hand-drawn direct intaglio method perfect for creating a soft dense line weight, great to incorporate with collagraph and other processes, and doesn’t require etching with acid. Artist Kelsey Stephenson will take you through the basics of this accessible technique and how to incise a variety of plates from copper, sintra, aluminium, and acrylic. During this evening demo you will see the full drawing and incising process and see how to mix ink, wipe the plate, and print with SNAP’s intaglio presses. There will be an opportunity to discuss your own idea or image plans so you can have your questions answered about how best to proceed with your own future drypoints. This one evening session will allow you to explore the possibilities of drypoint and give a good introduction to the process for further exploration at home or through booking a one-to-one in person session.

*No experience is necessary, this class is recommended for beginner and intermediate artists. All ability levels are encouraged to register.

Thursday, April 15, 2021 // 6 – 9 pm
Kelsey Stephenson // kstephenson.ca
$48 non member
SNAP members receive a 10% discount when signed in at registration

About the Artist

Kelsey is an Edmonton based artist working with ideas of place-based memory and identity, and the changes imposed on landscape through human agency. She has exhibited work in solo exhibitions across Canada and in the USA, with recent group exhibitions including The 5th Bangkok Triennial International Print and Drawing Competition, Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Thailand, the 37th Bradley International, at Bradley University (Illinois, USA), and the 2018 Okanagan Print Triennial, in Kelowna, BC.

Kelsey has a Master’s in Fine Art from the University of Tennessee (in printmaking), as well as a Bachelors of Design (in Visual Communication Design) from the University of Alberta. She has previously taught courses in printmaking at the Alberta University of the Arts (formerly Alberta College of Art + Design) and currently teaches at the University of Alberta in foundations and print. www.kstephenson.ca

Note: All online sessions will be recorded to capture the demonstration and will be sent to registered participants so they can view and rewatch at their leisure after the session.

Supply Information: Online demonstration courses do not include any supplies as registrants will not be required to have or use supplies during the live demonstration, but rather watch and learn. A supply list will be sent shortly after registration to be used by anyone who wishes to gather and source their own materials to try the technique and process learned at their own leisure and pace.

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If financial barriers are holding you back from taking this course, we invite you to apply for a scholarship. Learn more about this program.

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In light of COVID-19 SNAP has adjusted the Education Cancelation Policy to ensure all individuals will remain at home when feeling unwell, this includes staff, instructors, and students. If you are experiencing any flu-like symptoms or are ill you must not come to SNAP, please inform SNAP Staff so we can discuss possible alternatives for your registered program.

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