Solvent Monoprint Intaglio with Chris Hagen Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1 May, 10am-4pm.Members discount: $260 Non Members: $280 Materials fee: $35 Booking Code CHSMI16
Achieving similar effects to watercolor or tusche washes in lithography, solvent techniques allow etchers to add dynamic washes to their monoprint repertoire. This work- shop will cover intaglio and relief roll ink manipulation with suitable solvents and low-toxicity oils. Participants may bring plates they have ready or use work time for etching new work based on these techniques.
Day 1 -Brief discussion of monoprinting as a printing practice -Discussion of etching plate and image technique choices -Introduction of appropriate solvents and their properties -Demonstration of inking and manipulation -Demonstration of printing -Work time (including plate etching if necessary) Day 2 -Discussion of “editioning” possibilities -Any requested refresher or demonstration -Guided work time
What to Bring Aprons, notebook/visual diary for note-taking, paper for printing, any personal tools desired, solvent-resistant gloves (disposable nitrile acceptable, heavy nitrile prefer- able), disposable gloves for inking if desired (nitrile, latex, vinyl acceptable), respirator recommended for work with solvents if available. Prepared etching plates, if available.
Tutor Bio Chris is an American-born artist who holds an MFA from Illinois State University, as well as training from the Tamarind Institute of Lithography. Chris specialises in intaglio and lithography printmaking, and has worked with edition printers in Illinois and Minneapolis, and has instructed in America and Australia.
SAFETY Participants are advised to wear closed in shoes, suitable clothing or apron that you do not mind getting ink on. Tie long hair back, wear goggles, masks where appropriate. Follow all instructions given by your tutor during your workshop.
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