WORKSHOP: Advanced Etching Techniques with Christopher Hagen
DATES: Saturday-Sunday, 12-13 November 2016
TIMES: 10pm-4pm both days
COST: $265 per day + $25 material cost
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Develop the tonality of your etchings with open biting, aquatint stage-biting, sugar lift, and faux-mezzotint. Follow up with versatile printing techniques such as spot-inking (a la poupee), relief rolls, and viscosity printing.
Students are encouraged to bring any etching tools that they may already own, as well as a notebook/visual diary, a utility knife/X-Acto, any papers desired for experimenting (Magnani, Fabriano, Somerset, BFK Rives, Rice papers - a combination of heavy and thin papers is recommended), preliminary sketches and reference material. All of these items will be available to purchase on the day from the ArtWorld Studio Gallery Shop.
In compliance with Workshop Health & Safety regulations, all participants must wear closed-in shoes and an apron. Lunch is not provided, though tea and coffee will be available.
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP TUTOR
Chris Hagen is a Brisbane-based artist, working in lithography, etching, photography, and book arts. Originally from northern Wisconsin (USA), he attended the University of Minnesota Duluth for a BFA in photography and printmaking, Illinois State University for an MFA in printmaking, and studied at the Tamarind Institute of Lithography. Chris works as an educator and edition printer in Brisbane.
Students will learn the following techniques: