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The Makery

Intro Into Printmaking

Embark on a captivating journey into the world of printmaking with an immersive 4-week course exploring relief print making techniques. Unleash your creativity as you learn the art of making unique, handcrafted prints using traditional methods. Whether you're a budding artist or simply eager to try

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Intro Into Printmaking
Intro Into Printmaking

Time & Location

Feb 07, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

The Makery , 317 E Roosevelt Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587, USA

About the event

Embark on a captivating journey into the world of printmaking with an immersive 4-week course exploring relief print making techniques. Unleash your creativity as you learn the art of making unique, handcrafted prints using traditional methods. Whether you're a budding artist or simply eager to try something new, this course is your passport to the fascinating realm of printmaking.

🎨 Course Overview:

Class Dates: February 7th, 2023 6:30-8:30, February 14th, 2023 6:30-8:30, February 21st, 2023 6:30-8:30, February 28th, 2023 6:30-8:30

**Week 1: Introduction to Printmaking**

   - Dive into the rich history of printmaking and its various techniques.

   - Familiarize yourself with the tools and materials needed for etching press and relief printing.

   - Explore the basics of design and composition for printmaking.

**Week 2: Relief Printing Techniques**

   - Learn the fundamentals of relief printing using linoleum and wood blocks.

   - Experiment with carving techniques to create intricate and dynamic relief surfaces.

   - Discover the magic of ink application and printing your first relief prints.

**Week 3: Etching Press Techniques**

   - Delve into the art of etching, exploring the use of copper plates and other etching materials.

   - Understand the process of preparing, drawing, and etching plates.

   - Experience the thrill of pulling prints from the etching press and witnessing the unique qualities of this technique.

**Week 4: Advanced Techniques and Personal Projects**

   - Build on your newfound skills with more advanced relief and etching techniques.

   - Develop a personal project, applying the techniques learned throughout the course.

   - Receive individualized guidance and feedback to refine your artistic expression.

🖌️ What's Included:

   - Access to high-quality materials and professional-grade equipment, including etching presses.

   - Expert instruction from experienced printmakers.

   - A supportive and collaborative learning environment.

   - Opportunities for group critiques and discussions.

🎓 Who Should Attend:

   - Beginners eager to explore the world of printmaking.

   - Artists looking to expand their skills with hands-on experience.

   - Anyone seeking a unique and engaging artistic outlet.

🖼️ Unleash Your Creativity:

"Press & Impress" is not just a course; it's an opportunity to unleash your creativity and discover the joy of printmaking. Join us for an enriching 4 weeks of exploration, experimentation, and expression. Immerse yourself in the art of printmaking, and let your creativity leave a lasting impression. Enroll now and embark on a printmaking adventure!

Tickets

  • Intro Into Printmaking

    Includes access to the Makery and use of Etching Press during classes.

    $150.00
    +$3.75 service fee
    Sale ended

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