Printmaking / Collagraph Taster Workshop

When:
October 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
2020-10-23T09:00:00+02:00
2020-10-23T16:00:00+02:00
Where:
Villa Beaulieu Art & Design Studios
Chemin des Philosophes 17
1273 Arzier
Vaud
Cost:
120
Contact:
Anna-Karin Nordin
+41798705169
Printmaking / Collagraph Taster Workshop @ Villa Beaulieu Art & Design Studios

Collagraph printmaking is a process by which materials are applied and glued to, as well as scratched in, a surface creating various textures which is then inked, and a print taken.
Learn how to create experimental intaglio prints through an introduction to Collagraph printmaking. This card-based process is used to create rich surface textures and a deep velvet tone. The workshop will use an etching press to explore the creative possibilities of this process using both monochrome and colour techniques.

What?
○ An introductory “taster” to the techniques of collagraph printmaking

When?
○ Friday 23rd Oct, 9h00-16h00

Who?
○ From 12 years and older
○ No previous knowledge required
○ Max 6 people

Where?
○ Villa Beaulieu Art & Design Studios
○ Chemin des Philosophes 17, 1273 Arzier-Le Muids, Vaud

Price?
○ 120.- CHF per participant
○ all materials included + lunch & “gouter”

Special Information
○ Materials and equipment provided for students as part of the course and included in course fee

Essential materials and equipment participants will need to provide themselves
○ An apron or an old shirt, a Covid-19 mask … and a positive creative vibe ☺

Teaching method(s)
The workshop will commence with an introduction to the printmaking technique of collagraph. This will be followed by a practical workshop commencing with technical demonstrations followed by an intensive workshop experience, as follows:
○ demonstration of how to create a collagraph image using a scalpel and other intaglio tools on card
○ demonstration of the inking and wiping of a collagraph plate in readiness for printmaking. This will include a demonstration of ‘a la poupée’ technique plus the use of paper stencils
○ demonstration of how to “pull” a print using paper and a printing press
○ participants will then proceed to produce their own collagraph(s)

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