Introduction to Etching will teach students the basic techniques necessary to create and print zinc etchings. Students will learn how to create an image on a zinc plate, etch the plate in nitric acid, ink and print the incised lines. Students will learn drypoint, hard ground line etching, aquatint, and how to print and register to create an edition. All materials are provided. Beginners are welcome, no prior printmaking experience necessary!
Instructor: Russ Spitkovsky
Sunday January 17 & Sunday January 24
$100 Guttenberg Arts Members
***THIS PRICE INCLUDES $65 MATERIALS COST***
Includes 12 hours of free studio time
(expires one month from final class)