Etching is seen as an extension of drawing. This technique has a long and varied history and can produce prints with great detail, richness and texture. This course is an opportunity to learn and explore various etching techniques under the guidance of an experienced tutor.
Practitioners will discover the possibilities of the medium working with hard and soft grounds. You will work with metal plates and acid to create a range of images, textures and lines. The aquatint etching process, which produces a range of flat tones, will also be explored! No prior experience is necessary.