Etching - Drawing & Impressions

1 day course
21 October 2021; 13 May or 13 October 2022
10am to 4pm

£115 including 1 etching plates

Etching - Drawing & Impressions

NEW - Book both Etching courses at the same time and save £10!

On this course you will learn how to prepare, coat and create an A5 size etching plate and print it successfully on an etching press. You will take home a small vari-able edition of prints.

Course structure
• Explanation of the technique with examples.
• Explore the basic principles of hard ground drawing and soft ground impres-sion etching.
• Learn how to prepare your plate, apply grounds, process your plate, and ink-ing techniques.
• Create an A5 (approx.) image on a metal plate using incised lines.
• Etch an A5 (approx.) metal plate.
• Correct preparation of paper.
• Applying a single colour ink to your plate.
• Print your plate using the etching presses.

Experience level
Suitable for beginners and those with basic experience

Pre-course information
Any image preparation notes will be sent prior to the course date.


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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 for any reason you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £15.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date.

Course transfers are at the discretion of Curwen Print Study Centre. Curwen Print Study Centre reserves the right to cancel courses – a full refund will be made in these circumstances.

For CPSC Certificate course

Payment for Term 1 is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until this payment has been received. Payments for Terms 2 & 3 will be due at the end of the previous term. The receipt of your Term 1 payment is acceptance of commitment to all 3 Terms of the Certificate course.

If for any reason prior to the commencement of the course you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £15.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date. Once you start the course on Term 1 you have committed to all 3 terms. Course transfers are at the discretion of Curwen Print Study Centre.

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