Hot Bed Press
Hot Bed Press Printmakers' Studio | The Casket Works, Cow Lane, Salford. M5 4NB | Tel: 0161 743 3111 | Email: info@hotbedpress.org

The Art of Etching and Aquatint

Weekend Course

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Tutor: Jason Hicklin

About the course:

Spend a weekend with well-known printmaker Jason Hicklin and discover his infectious enthusiasm for etching. Working directly on zinc plates with aquatints, sugar-lift, stop-out varnish, straw hat varnish and hard and soft wax grounds you will go through etching images in stages and layers on your plate to great effect. You will be able to work on two different plates and be given expert tips and hands on advice on inking and wiping techniques. The course is ideal for beginners and more experienced etchers looking for a refresher and new ways of working.

Maximum of 8 people