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  • Printmaking

This course focuses on the traditional techniques of non-toxic intaglio printmaking including: etching, drypoint, and various processes including spit bite, sugar lift, aquatint, and more. This course will provide students with an understanding of the broad visual language of printmaking, and the purpose and application of multiples in making art. It covers alternative approaches and materials for print media techniques and its many possibilities.


Notes: Students approved by the instructor will have the opportunity to use the printmaking press during Open Studio times for a fee, however they must be approved by the instructor. Please check with the office for fees and studio availability. Students will be given an orientation on equipment safety and cleaning up procedures.
* This course is not currently open for registration

What you will learn

  • Line etching, techniques including: sugarlift, aquatint, spit bite and chine colle,
  • Etching aluminum plates with copper sulphate,
  • Printing multiple plate images with colour,
  • How to register images on the press