Τhe ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER – PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI
recommends for autumn 2015, four weekend seminars about:

Printmaking & Art Prints.

The courses are for those who are  involved with visual arts and are interested mostly in printmaking. The participants will have the opportunity to learn the initial approaches of printmaking techniques, to know the work of contemporary and European artists and make their own original engravings.

  The suggested dates, days and time (with the possibility of a different schedule depending on the needs of the group)

Saturday 7 November,  10:00-14:30 
& Sunday 8 November, 10:00-14:30 
Intaglio Α΄- ETCHING (9 hours)

Saturday 14 November,  10:00-14:30
& Sunday 15 November,, 10:00-14:30  
Intaglio Β΄- TECHNIQUE: AQUATINT (9 hours)

Saturday 21 November,  10:00-14:30 
& Sunday 22 November, 10:00-14:30
Intaglio C΄- TECHNIQUE: INK & SUGAR (9 hours) 

Saturday 28 November10:00-14:30
& Saturday 29 November,10:00-14:30 
Intaglio C΄- TECHNIQUE: SOFT GROUND (9 hours) 

PARTICIPATION FEES
80 euros for two days (includes materials, tools and equipment).  For more information and registration contact: 210 33 034 36, 6938-786293 or at the e-mail address:
info@athensprintmaking.com 


 

IMG_1792   IMG_1817 etching of Judy Atwood

  ANALYTICAL

The participants should have prepared a drawing with ink or very fine marker (0,2mm).

1st WEEKEND
Intaglio Methods Α΄- ETCHING
Brief introduction to printmaking and examples of artist’s work,  preparation of the metal plate (20×15 cm), apply metal plate with varnish, transfer of drawing, etching of the metal plate, stages of corrosion, printing of the first copies. (9 hours total).)

IMG_1796    IMG_1853

2nd WEEKEND
Intaglio Methods B’: AQUATINT  TECHNIQUE
Introduction about the technique and examples of artist’s work, preparation of the metal plate (20×15 cm), drawing before engraving. Ink and Sugar technique, etching of the metal plate, stages of corrosion for tonal gradations, printing of the first copies. (9 hours total).)

IMG_1778    IMG_1834

3nd WEEKEND
Intaglio Methods B’: INK & SUGAR TECHNIQUE
Introduction about the technique and examples of artist’s work, preparation of the metal plate (20×15 cm), drawing before engraving. Ink and Sugar technique, etching of the metal plate, stages of corrosion for tonal gradations, printing of the first copies. (9 hours total)

IMG_1759    IMG_1758
4th WEEKEND
Intaglio Methods C’: SOFT GROUND TECHNIQUE
Introduction about the technique and examples of artist’s work, preparation of the metal plate (20×15 cm) drawing before engraving. Softground technique, etching of the metal plate, stages of corrosion for tonal gradients, printing of the first copies. (9 hours total).

Please note that each course is autonomous and that each artist will create complete engravings during the seminar and take two copies at the end of the course.

 

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1977-2015

ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI
78 Vafeiochoriou str., – 114 76 – Athens – Tel.: +30 210 3303436
www.athens-printmaking.com | email: [email protected]