Photopolymer Gravure

Myken McDowell

Printshop - 12056 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 0P3
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Jun 4, 2019 - Jun 25, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Capture beautiful photographic imagery and combine it with intaglio printmaking techniques during this intriguing hands-on 4-week class. Artist Myken McDowell will teach you how to create photopolymer plates using digital processes and how to handprint rich tonalities, textures and depth for your photographic images. Use SNAP’s Digital Lab and learn how to alter and prepare your images for film positive output as well as how to translate the image for a photopolymer plate. Become knowledgeable in this intaglio photo technique so you can continue to create stunning images using both traditional and digital methods. Print on japanese papers and chine collé your final images using SNAP’s etching presses. *Participants can send an image by May 27th, more information regarding specifics will be given at the time of registration.

*It is recommended that participants have some previous experience in printmaking such as in intaglio processes (basic experience with plate inking, wiping and/or press operation)

4 Classes (Tuesdays)
Myken McDowell //
Maximum 8 participants

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*All materials are included in the course fee unless otherwise stated

Cancellation Policy:

Individuals who have registered for a class or workshop at SNAP but are unable to attend are required to give written (email) notice to SNAP 7 days in advance of the course start date to receive a full refund. Registrants who cancel with 6 or less days notice will receive 50% of their registration fee. After the course has begun SNAP is unable to issue a refund or offer makeup classes for any days missed. Courses are run on a narrow cost recovery basis and are subject to a minimum enrolment in order to run. If SNAP cancels a course due to low enrolment, notice will be given at least 5 days in advance and a full refund will be issued.

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