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Printmaking: Introduction to Etching – Craft Cubed Workshop

August 20, 2016 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Introduction to Etching by Lucy Buxton with Colour Box Studio

Delve into the incredible world of printmaking with Colour Box Studio’s brand new printmaking workshop, Introduction to Etching with artist Lucy Buxton.

Participants in this workshop will create four of their own original prints using an easy drypoint etching method – you’ll learn how to engrave your design into perspex plate, produce multiple editions of your artwork using a direct-drive etching press, and experiment with applying colour with vibrant inks.

Enjoy the immersive printmaking process and making artworks by hand and walk way with four original prints of your own design on gorgeous cotton printmaking paper. This is a workshop designed for beginners – no experience necessary!

Printmaking - Introduction to Etching with Lucy Buxton. Colour Box Studio Workshop

Printmaking – Introduction to Etching with Lucy Buxton. Colour Box Studio Workshop

You’ll learn:

• An overview of printmaking processes
• Tips on how to create a design that’ll work well for etching
• How to etch your designs onto perspex plates
• How to use a direct-drive etching press to print your designs
• How to colour your work using various inks

You’ll get:

• Pure cotton printmaking paper
• Perspex plate – Tartelan
• Use of other materials, tools and inks
• Tea, coffee and bickies Plus a Goody Bag including: A personal etching tool, Lucy Buxton postcard print
• Information and instruction sheet about etching processes

Limited participant numbers. Please scroll down to book and pay below.


August 20, 2016
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Footscray, VIC 3011 Australia
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4 people are attending Printmaking: Introduction to Etching – Craft Cubed Workshop

  • Ashely Yau
  • Rachel Bassetto
  • Loraine Callow
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