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Two Day Collagraph Workshop

May 25 @ 9:00 am - June 1 @ 4:00 pm

$165

Collagraphs are printing plates where materials have been applied to the substrate or where the substrate has been incised or cut away. These textures hold the ink for intaglio and limited relief printing. Collagraphs are an economical and non-etchant technique that can produce exciting and ethereal results.

Workshop is suited for Beginners/Experienced. Tutor is Rhonda Ellem.

Date:

Saturday 25 May 2019, 9 – 4pm

and  Saturday  1 June 2019, 9 – 4pm

 

Cost:

General- $145 + $20 materials

BGP/Friends of NERAM- $135 + $20 materials

 

Program:

DAY 1

Participants will be guided through each of the two technical stages in producing a series of plates where emphasis is given to line, shape and texture.

MAKING:

gestural (PVA and carborundum)

impasto (stencilling, imprinting, combing)

applying fine textures

incising, cutting and tearing away of substrate

photo on substrate (cutting, enhancing)

Jenny Sages challenge

cut outs/jigsaw

 FINISHING:

 Shellacing and sanding each plate ready for printing and for plate longevity.

EXTENSION WORK:

3 plates of the same image, prepared for printing

 

DAY 2  

FUN DAY PRINTING

proofing plates, assessing and resolving

overprinting all plates to make one print using intuitive selection and elimination, diluted inks

use of stencils to select parts, give a focal point

wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry

rotating plate 90 degrees

selective inking/poupee

viscosity printing

intaglio

intaglio and monoprinting

jigsaw printing

 

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Max. 8 participants 

Min. of 6 participants are required for the workshop to go ahead

Details

Start:
May 25 @ 9:00 am
End:
June 1 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
$165
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