drypoint taster

Drypoint Edition

Duration: 5 hours
Time(s): 11am – 4pm

Suitable for beginners

Course Details
Learn how to create and print your own drypoints during this editioning course. This course is part of a series of workshops exploring printmaking editioning in conjunction with our International Print Exchange.

 

What will you learn?

Drypoint is a printmaking technique that creates a line-based image by using sharp tools to scratch into the surface of a copper plate. The style of this method lends itself well to loose drawing and expressive, fluid mark making.

Drypoint technique has historically often been used by artists to correct plates when they are being etched, but as a stand-alone process it can be a very versatile and precise medium.

Participants in this course will be shown how to produce an edition of ten prints in this printmaking process, and are given the opportunity to submit their prints to take part in the International Print Exchange (IPE submission fee is included in the course price). All materials and notes are included in the price of this workshop. No previous experience of printmaking is required.

 

About the IPE

The International Print Exchange is an annual event organised by Green Door Printmaking Studio. We invite national and international printmakers to complete an edition of ten prints in any chosen printmaking technique. Each participating printmaker creates and submits a limited edition of ten prints specifically for the exchange. These prints are created using a recognised fine art printmaking technique with archival materials. Of the ten prints submitted, Green Door Printmaking Studio keeps two; the first for our archive and exhibition; the second for sale to fund future exchange projects (in return, if sold, this printmaker will receive free entry to the following year’s exchange). The remaining prints are randomised and sorted, and each printmaker receives eight random prints in return from all printmakers all over the world.

For more information about the exchange, visit: www.internationalprintexchange.org

 

Topics covered:

  • A brief history of drypoint and its terminology
  • Paper types, tools and materials in drypoint
  • How to produce your own prints using the methods covered
  • How to sign and edition your prints
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drypoint taster

Drypoint Edition

Duration: 5 hours
Time(s): 11am – 4pm

Suitable for beginners

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NOTES:

Courses are bookable during usual studio opening hours of 11am - 4pm (we are closed on Tuesdays and Sundays).

Please allow a minimum of 7 working days for before you would like to undertake your course. We will be in touch to confirm your course date(s) once we have processed your booking.

If you are booking a group workshop, you will be asked to provide evidence that you reside in a single residence or are part of a social 'bubble'.

We kindly ask that all course attendees wear a suitable face mask whilst in our studio space and practice social distancing of a minimum of 1-2 metres at all times.

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