Each class requires a minimum number of enrolments to start. We will advise if this is not achieved and we have to cancel the class before the term starts. Once the class starts there can be no refunds unless we have to cancel the class due to unforeseen circumstances.
N.B: Entry level experience in the etching process is required to work alongside this group of enthusiastic printmakers.
Relief printing – experience and previous tutoring in at least one process. Be confident and safety aware when working with sharp tools – demonstrate good working practice. Have experience printing using a press rather than only hand burnishing.
Intaglio printing – experience and previous tutoring with drypoint and etching. Participants must be familiar with protocols surrounding use of acid for etching and aquatint. They would need to have had experience preparing a metal plate. Understand how to use hard and soft ground. Understand the different solutions used for cleaning plates.
Mono printing – to have had tutoring in at least one other print process and have experience using a printing press rather than only hand burnishing.