Workshops and Open Sessions

Sunday 10 September 2017                                            10:00am – 2:00pm
Refresher of Intaglio and Aquatint Printmaking Techniques 
Upstairs at the Old Town Hall, Sydney Street Mackay
Please bring your own lunch (and/or a plate of nibblies to share if you like).
COST $14.00 for members – all etchings supplies provided
The workshop is going to focus on the different techniques learnt at the the Jill O Sullivan weekend, participants will need to bring:
          SANDPAPER -various grits wet and dry 1200, 260-400 grit
          BRUSHES – small  fine brushes for the coffee lifts
          PRINTING PAPER plus EXTRA PAPER FOR PROOFING/LIFTING
          COPPER PLATE OR ALUMINIUM PLATE 
          DRAWINGS (appropriate for your plate size)
          ITEMS WITH LOW RELIEF TO GO THROUGH PRESS WITH SOFT GROUND
          ETCHING TOOLS

“Methods include both applying hard and soft ground to plates that are less toxic and more user friendly than traditional petroleum based grounds. This workshop  will demonstrate exciting ways to create differing methods of aquatinting copper or aluminium plates that are quite different and safer than the normal methods of spray paint  or rosin powder and will include spirit aquatint, salt/ sugar  and sandpaper, lift , coffee lift . “

Contact printbankmackay@gmail.com for more info.

Click here for Pop up Studio / Open Studio info
One Tuesday/month & one Friday/month from 10am – 2pm
Cost $20.00 please book in by Brigitte
0428455188 or briziart@gmail.com
Bring your own materials!!!

Materials list for Pop up / Open Studio:
Closed in shoes
Protection for clothes
If you have a favorite ink, Tarletan, rubber Gloves, rags for cleaning
Plate and paper bigger than the plate
Notebook
Printbank provides the following supplies (for a small fee)
Tarlatan
Inks, spatula
Brayer
Vegetable Oil
Water tray, towel (for drying papers)