Collagraph Weekend

COLLAGRAPH WEEKEND

Sat & Sun 8th & 9th June 2019

10.00am – 4.00pm

Standard Ticket £140 per person

Tutor: Dawn Cole
Venue: Essex Print Studio

Collagraph is a technique of making a printing plate by collaging and creating different textures on a backing board which is then sealed and can be printed in intaglio or relief.

This 2 day workshop will introduce various ways to create collagraph plates using a variety of materials to create textures; plaster, textiles, wallpaper, thread, adhesive, carborundum grit, varnish, adhesive tapes etc

Students will spend day 1 creating a series of plates using a variety of materials. Some plates will be ready to print towards the end of day 1 whilst others will need to dry overnight ready for printing on day 2.

Day 2 will be spent printing the plates made on day 1 and experimenting with different inking and printing techniques.

Materials are included and students are welcome to bring along any textured materials they would like to experiment with.

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