NEW Short Courses in PRINTMAKING: AQUATINT ETCHING

aquatint, etching, course

AQUATINT ETCHING

Short courses in Kommetjie, Cape Town

Open to all – no previous experience necessary

The next course (JUNE)
will give you an introduction to intaglio printmaking,
with the focus on creating TONAL VALUES on a copper plate with AQUATINT ETCHING

ETCHING is an intaglio printmaking process.
The word ‘intaglio’ is derived from the Italian word intaglione,
meaning to engrave or cut.
This covers several techniques all involving the incision of drawings and designs
onto a metal plate using the process of acid biting,
or ‘etching’.

IN THIS BEGINNERS ETCHING COURSE 

YOU CAN LEARN HOW TO:

  • create your image matrix (etching plate) using
  • aquatint (tone) processes, as well as
  • how to ink up and print your etching plate.

 

When:  

AQUATINT ETCHING

Wednesday mornings   
9:30 – 12:30
9, 14, 23, 30 JUNE
(4 classes)

 

Fee:
R1400

A list of materials will be sent to you
once your place is booked. 

Deposit:
50% deposit to secure your place.
Please note that deposits are non-refundable.

Max 5 participants (min 3)

Venue:  
Noeleen Kleve Studio
Kommetjie, Cape Town