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‘Scratching the Surface’ Drypoint & Chine Colle Printmaking Workshop

22nd April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tutor: Laney Birkhead

Date: Saturday 22nd April

Time: 10-5pm

Price: £50 + booking fee includes all materials, and a delicious homemade lunch!

To book:


Introductory workshop for beginners to intaglio printmaking.

Learn how to score into metal and wooden plates and create a range of tonal surfaces ready to ink up and press on an etching press.

Explore inking up and wiping techniques and use a small etching press to create a series of intaglio prints.

Basic Chine Colle methods will be introduced providing instant colour and pattern to your prints.


Please bring the following to your print workshop:

  • Old shirt/apron and indoor shoes suitable to print in therefore not slippers, sandals or open toed shoes
  • Small box of favourite basic drawing materials e.g. pen, pencil, rubber, scissors etc
  • Small sketchbook / notebook in which to make notes and observations
  • Minimum of 6 images (sketches / photos) you wish to work from. These can be your own primary images or secondary research images, as you are coming to do a drypoint course try to choose images with line rather than texture in.
  • A camera with which to record your creative journey (optional)
  • A3 folder or wallet to take your prints home in.


22nd April 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sunny Bank Mills Gallery
83-85 Town Street
Farsley, LS28 5UJ United Kingdom

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