Tide IV, Hard Ground Etching, Michelle Avison

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 February 2019, 10.00- 4.00pm

Cost: £150. Materials extra.

Tutor: Michelle Avison

Explore a range of etching techniques on this 2 day course. Over the two days you will learn about hard and soft ground etching, plus find out about different techniques for including tone in your print, including less traditional methods using sandpaper, and spray paint aquatint and sugar lift.

We will look at and discuss a range of print examples, then learn how to prepare, draw, etch and print an etching plate with both hard and soft ground resists. After that you can experiment with ways of introducing texture and tone into the plate.

You will work at A5 size. Materials extra.