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Introduction to etching metal plates for print - with Tim Le Breuilly

Introduction to etching metal plates for print - with Tim Le Breuilly

Etching is traditionally the process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio (incised) in the metal.

Learn how to etch your own Aluminium plate which can then be used to print from, with this safe, non-toxic process (we won't be using acid). You will use a range of mark making techniques to create resists, these act like stencils for the etchant. By building these marks up over several layers you can produce a very textural plate.

We'll be working outside but under cover in the beautiful setting of the Francis Le Suer Centre on the 5 mile road.

The Good Stone will be doing a 'Pop Up' at the venue on Saturday 23rd June; serving freshly made wood fired Pizzas. Also exclusively; they’ll be showcasing Pizzas from the Sea! A special Climavore Pizza, part of The Morning Boat's culinary intervention.

http://morningboat.com/portfolio/climavore-jersey/

http://www.thegoodstone.com/

 

Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-etching-metal-plates-for-print-tickets-45972811918


Open Studio: Sunday July 1st

Times: 11am - 3pm

Frances Le Sueur Centre
St Ouen's Bay
Grande Route des Mielles
St Ouen
JE3 2FN

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