A printmaking workshop at the Fisher Theatre, Bungay in conjunction with the paper-works* exhibition to be held at the theatre from 23rds July to the 24th of August .
Drypoint printmaking is the most accessible form of intaglio printing. The workshop will be held in the first floor gallery space. Access is available to the first floor by Lift. The day is limited to six people. We will introduce you to the basic drypoint techniques for single colour printing using drypoint plastic and paper drypoint plates. The day will include:
A brief study of examples of drypoint prints.
Introduction to the variety of materials that can be used as drypoint plates
Exploration of range of marks that can be made using drypoint tools.
Development of your design (at A6 size)
Use of drypoint tools to build up your design
Techniques to ink up your drypoint plate
Printing out your designs using a professional press
No previous experience required. All materials and lunch* will be provided. The course will be led by Lisa Hurcum and Hugh Davies.
Another great morning today with all the folks at Fisher Arts and Social Club
We brought our press along again, this time to do linocut printing. After a quick demonstration of the technique everybody got stuck in. Two hours later all the folks had finished their designs and printed off at least two prints!
Many thanks to Sophie for inviting us back and to all the participants who made it so enjoyable.
Great morning today with all the folks at Fisher Arts and Social Club
It was their first dabble with drypoint. Out of the block at 10.30am a quick demonstration and everyone created a print they were proud to take home. All in just two hours.
Fisher Arts and Social Club was founded by Sophie last year. They provide creative sessions for mature people and their carers. They are dementia friendly and wheelchair accessible. The group meets each Thursday morning at the Fisher Theatre in Bungay. The goal of each session is to provide the perfect mix of art, cake, friends and laughter !