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Studio Printmaking (C01278-161703)

Availability: Yes

Price: £399.00 Discounts available Click here for information on help with fees

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Weekdays/Time: Fri (09:30 to 12:30)

Started: 21/04/2017 (Number of Weeks: 12)

End Date: 14/07/2017

Tutor Approval Required? No

Course Overview:

This course will enable you to investigate various printmaking processes including etching, collagraph, linocuts and monotypes.

Entry Requirements:

This course is designed for both beginners and those with some experience who wish to further develop their understanding of printmaking

Course Content:

The course will enable you to develop your ideas into printmaking and give you an in depth understanding of print processes. You can either work from a set project brief or develop your own personal project. The emphasis will be on experimentation and idea development. Developing images and preparing your printing plates or blocks between sessions would allow you to maximise the printing time in the studio.

Print processes available include:

Etching & aquatints

Assessment Methods:

• We use oil based printing inks and white spirit in the print studio; disposable gloves are provided.

• Ink will be provided by the college but you will need to purchase paper, printing plates and lino from the college print room (or source you own).

• Best practice is to keep a sketchbook for technical notes, recording ideas and developing compositions etc.

• Bring to the first class pencil, pen, cotton rags and a range of brushes (nylon/hog hair). Wear appropriate clothing as printmaking can be messy.

This specialist course has been identified to run with fewer numbers due to either the student demand for the course and subject area or the need for increased one to one tuition. This course will be able to run with only 6 learners and will have a maximum of 10 in the class.

Additional Information:

For further printmaking course see RACC website.

For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.

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