Printmaking – Beautiful Birds in Drypoint

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Printmaking – Beautiful Birds in Drypoint
At ArtisOn Ltd, Nr.Masham
Fri, 17th February 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Birds are a favourite subject for printmaker Hester Cox and drypoint is a lovely medium in which to depict them. Learn how to combine line drawing or mark-making with printmaking to create distinctive images which will be printed using intaglio methods on ArtisOn’s etching press. You will also learn how to add splashes of colour with the traditional technique known as chine collé, using coloured tissues and collage elements during the printing process, you can create a wide variety of beautiful prints from just one design.

– Learn about surfaces that are suitable for creating drypoints
– Try different tools to explore mark making
– Learn how to ink and wipe your plates using intaglio techniques
– Explore the ancient art of chine collé and add colour to your monochrome prints

To book a place click here.