Mezzotint

Mezzotint is a non-acid, intaglio technique that produces rich blacks and soft tonal gradations. Participants will learn how to properly prepare a copper plate, creating a textured surface that will print as a full black.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

Available Sessions:

  • Mezzotint
    $260
    Starts: June 10, 2017
    Ends: June 11, 2017
    10:00am - 3:00pm
    Instructor: Laine Groeneweg

Mezzotint is a non-acid, intaglio technique that produces rich blacks and soft tonal gradations. Participants will learn how to properly prepare a copper plate, creating a textured surface that will print as a full black.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

Etching/Intaglio

Etching

Participants will work with metal plates and acid to create a range of images, textures and lines. The aquatint etching process, which produces a range of flat tones, will also be explored.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

Available Sessions:

  • Etching
    $390
    Starts: May 1, 2017
    Ends: June 26, 2017
    6:30pm - 9:30pm

Participants will work with metal plates and acid to create a range of images, textures and lines. The aquatint etching process, which produces a range of flat tones, will also be explored.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

Advanced Etching

Designed as an extension of the 8-week etching course, this course will allow participants to further explore varied techniques for developing texture in etching and refining the printing process.

*Participants must have previously completed an Open Studio 8-week etching course, Open Session in etching or be pre-approved by the Technical Director.

Available Sessions:

  • Advanced Etching
    $310
    Starts: April 4, 2017
    Ends: April 25, 2017
    6:30pm - 9:30pm
    Instructor: Flora Shum

Designed as an extension of the 8-week etching course, this course will allow participants to further explore varied techniques for developing texture in etching and refining the printing process.

*Participants must have previously completed an Open Studio 8-week etching course, Open Session in etching or be pre-approved by the Technical Director.

Photo Etching

Participants will use photopolymer film to transform photographs, digital imagery or drawings into etchings.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.

Available Sessions:

  • Photo Etching
    $330
    Starts: June 6, 2017
    Ends: June 27, 2017
    6:30pm - 9:30pm
    Instructor: Flora Shum

Participants will use photopolymer film to transform photographs, digital imagery or drawings into etchings.

No prior printing experience necessary and materials are included.