The Ancient Art of Etching in the Magic Atmosphere of an Authentic Venetian Print-Workshop

  • 2 Days Introductory Workshop - Open to Beginners
  • Professor: Roberta Feoli - Scuola Internazionale di Grafica's Master Printer
  • Classes meet Wednesday and Thursday from 2:30pm to 5:30:pm
  • Workshop Fees: €300,00 - Sign in online →

In the inspiring atmosphere of the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica' Print-Workshop you will find the same old presses and machinery that have been used throughout the entire history of Printmaking and the Printing Press, from the Middle Ages to these days. You will etch and print your own plate, using the same methods of the Great Masters of the past centuries.

Students will prepare, polish, draw, carve, etch and print their own art work using ancient tools on precious copper plates. The historical classicism of the instruments will be combined with the use of environmental friendly soya-based inks, a green revolution in the Printmaking world.

The 2 days Workshop includes:

  • Short introduction to materials and techniques
  • Preparation of the printing plate
  • Drawing and etching your plate
  • Printing with soya-based inks
  • Final group critique

Workshop fees include:

  • A 10cm x 10cm size Copper Plate
  • Tarlatan
  • Proof paper
  • Black soy-based ink
  • Gloves and cleaning material

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