Solar Plate with Susie Turner MA

2 day course
30 & 31 July; 25 & 26 August 2020
10am to 4pm

£195 including two x A5 Solar Plates

Solar Plate with Susie Turner MA

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Description
Solar Plate printmaking uses a metal plate coated in a light sensitive polymer to create either a relief printing plate or an intaglio printing plate. On this two-day course you will learn how to create both types of plate using the exposure unit and outside in natural sunlight and how to develop the plates in water.

Using hand-drawn and photographic artwork as well as found objects and natural materials, you will be able to explore the delicate sensitivity and potential of this non-toxic technique to capture intricate details, alongside experimenting with blind embossing, masking and combining plates. By the end of the course you will have at least 10 prints to take home.

Course structure
• Explanation of the technique with examples.
• Learn how to prepare artwork from your drawings, photographs and found materials
• Expose, develop and post-harden your plate.
• Make both an intaglio and a relief solar plate.
• Preparation of paper.
• Learn inking technique and print single colour and multi coloured prints.
• Incorporate techniques such as monoprinting and chîne collé to create exciting intricate images.
• Print your plates using etching presses.

Experience level
• Suitable for Beginners and those looking to extend skills in Solar Plate.

Pre-course information
Some advance preparation of artwork will be needed, image preparation notes will be sent 2 weeks prior to the course date

Maximum 6 places

How to book
• By email using the email button below
• By phone 01223 892380


Payment / Terms and Conditions

For all courses except CPSC Certificate course

Full payment of the course fee is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until full payment has been received. If full payment is not received within 10 working days of a place being reserved, the booking will be assumed to be void.

If for any reason you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £10.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 10 working days before the course start date. Cancellations received less than 10 working days before a course starts will require the full course fee to be paid.

Curwen Print Study Centre reserves the right to cancel courses – a full refund will be made in these circumstances.


For CPSC Certificate course

Payment of the deposit for Term 1 is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until this deposit has been received. If the Term 1 deposit is not received within 20 working days of a place being reserved, the booking will be assumed to be void. The outstanding balance for Term 1 is due before the start of Term 1.

If for any reason you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £10.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 20 working days before the course start date. Cancellations received less than 20 working days before a course starts will require the full course fee to be paid.

Curwen Print Study Centre reserves the right to cancel courses – a full refund will be made in these circumstances.