Intro to Etching
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Apr 30, 2020 - Jun 4, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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In this six-week introductory course with Artist Kelsey Stephenson learn a variety of etching techniques using copper plates and ferric chloride. You will learn how to prepare the copper with a variety of ground applications such as hard ground line etching and textural/tonal aquatint etching. Explore image transfer techniques and work from your own drawings or collages as you become skilled in etching and layering images onto a copper plate using various tools and materials. Learn safe studio procedures, proper ink application, press operation, printing, registration, and chine-collé methods. Print and curate your final images on various cotton rag and washi papers.
*No experience is necessary, this class is recommended for beginner and intermediate artists.
Kelsey Stephenson // kstephenson.ca
Maximum 8 participants
Location: 10572 115 St. NW, Edmonton, AB
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*All materials are included in the course fee unless otherwise stated
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