Workshops at Seacourt Print Workshop – Oct to Nov

 

 

Two Day Workshops at Seacourt Print Workshop – £80.00

For more information and to apply go to: www.seacourt-ni.org.uk/courses/

Copper Etch

Tutor: Penny Brewill
Date: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October
Time: 10.00 AM – 4.00 PM
Places: 6 available

Intaglio printing means ‘in the lines’. The artist draws with a needle onto a copper plate that has been covered with acid resistant wax. When the plate is immersed in acid, the bare metal exposed by the lines of the drawing is eroded. Once the etching process has been completed the plates are inked and run through the printing press.

 

Book Binding

Tutor: Jenna Kirkwood
Date: Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October
Time: 10.00 AM – 4.00 PM
Places: 6 available

This introduction to book making with take you through some of the basics of binding books, concertina folds and Japanese stitch-binding. Drawing or writing in a book you have ‘made’ is a very special experience and you’ll end the day with a sketch book or journal with a hand printed cover. This workshop is suitable for beginners.

 

Waterless Lithography

Tutor: Penny Brewill
Date: Saturday 3rd November
Time: 10.00 AM – 4.00 PM
Places: 5 available

Waterless Lithography is a relatively new process involving printing an image drawn on to an aluminium plate. It is safe, very quick and easy to learn. It allows for sensitive drawn marks and tonal washes using a range of easily available drawing materials.

 

Print your own Tote Bags

Tutor: Jessica Hollywood
Date: Sunday 4th November
Time: 10.00 AM – 4.00 PM
Places: 4 available

Create your own quirky, custom designed graphics to print and embellish canvas bags. You will be introduced to design development and screen printing skills. You are sure to leave with an individual and unique tote bag.

 

Salt Etch

Tutor: Penny Brewill
Date: Saturday 17th November
Time: 10.00 AM – 4.00 PM
Places: 5 available

An introduction to an alternative intaglio process. This day course will cover preparation of an aluminum plate using floor polish and cooking fat. Participants should bring a photographic or hand drawn image from which their plate will be prepared. Images need to have areas of strong contrasting tones.

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