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Discover Printmaking With Collagraphs

Used by many prominent printmakers today, discover how to create prints using Collagraph printmaking techniques. In Discover Printmaking With Collagraphs course, you will make collages on card plates, explore the simple processes using wet and dry techniques as well as cutting to create your design.

What will the class cover and how will it be taught?
Plates are created from card using a range of materials including ordinary household items, carborundum, and wood glue as well as direct scratches and cuts. Plates are sealed before printing. Experiment with materials and inking up. Your Tutor will guide you through the process of creating a plate, inking up and printing using the printing press

Who is it suitable for?
Discover… Printmaking With Collagraphs is suitable for all, including beginners to printmaking

What do I need to bring?
All equipment and materials supplied.
Printmaking is messy so wear old clothes! You are advised to bring-
An apron or old shirt to protect clothes.
Gloves – latex or plastic

Be aware that some chemicals in inks and cleaning materials may affect those with certain medical conditions eg sensitive skin

Bring ideas! If you have images, photographs or sketches that you would like to work from please bring these eg Landscapes, birds, patterns, abstract

Are there any additional costs?
No

About the tutor
Karen works across media, painting, drawing and printmaking, selecting media to respond to a variety of reference sources, particularly those found in the landscape, natural and man-made.

Excited by the creation of colour in her paintings, she also finds the quality of the marks produced in printmaking particularly fascinating. Experiencing ‘the reveal’ is one of the joys of working with printmaking processes.
Discover Printmaking with Collagraphs | Sat 22 & 29 Jan (2 sessions)| 1.30-4.30pm | £85 (includes tea/coffee and all materials) | 16 + | Tutor Karen Lester | Studio 3 and Print Room
Brewery Arts 122a Highgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4HE
Sat 22 Jan to Sat 29 January
Contact telephone: 01539725133 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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