Intro to Green Etching/Intaglio w. Elise Robichaud THURS PM (5-Week Session) STARTS JULY 11

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Intro to Green Etching/Intaglio w. Elise Robichaud THURS PM (5-Week Session) STARTS JULY 11

250.00

*all materials included

5-Week Session:

Thursdays, July 11th - Aug 8th, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Use basic etching techniques to create crisp lines, painterly washes, and rich tonal imagery. From soft to hard ground, drypoint, and aquatint, students will learn, explore and experiment. In five weeks, gain the skills you need to manipulate two copper plates and create an edition of your own original artwork. All materials included. All skill levels welcome!

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Limit: 6 Students
Instructor: Elise Robichaud

Over the course of five weeks students will touch on the basics of non-toxic etching methods to manipulate and print copper plates.

Trained in printmaking and painting at the University of Maine, Orono, Elise Robichaud has been working with copper etching and monotype techniques to create layered, dynamic, texture-based imagery fused with classic icons to open a dialog on mental health, interpersonal relationships and societal expectations.



* materials included

2 sheets of Rives Light Weight paper

2 sheets of Rives Heavy Weight paper

2 sheets of Rives BFK paper

Black Ink

Newsprint

x2 6x6” Copper Plates

Students are encouraged to bring paper towels/rags pens/markers, sketchbook and any preferred sketching/note taking materials



INFO & INSPIRATION:
Elise Robichaud
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