B.I.G Ground Etching Coffee lift & Open Bite on Aluminium Plate

1 day course
25 March or 29 October 2021
10am – 4pm

£110 including 1 etching plate

B.I.G Ground Etching Coffee lift & Open Bite on Aluminium Plate

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You will be painting a positive image with a coffee solution onto a 30 x 30 cm square plate. The plate is then coated with BIG ground and cured. The coffee drawing is lifted in a bath of hot water, and the drawing is then etched in Copper Sulphate. There is an option to continue to develop the tonal variation of the plate.

Course structure
• Explanation of the technique with examples.
• Apply coffee lift, & using Copper Sulphate, etch your image.
• Correct preparation of paper.
• Ink and print your plate in a single colour using the etching presses.

Experience level
Ideal for those who enjoy line drawing as well as textured mark making. Suitable for those with some experience in traditional etching techniques.


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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 of the deposit for Term 1 is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until this deposit has been received. The outstanding balance for Term 1 is due before the start of Term 1 and payments for Terms 2 & 3 will be phased in a similar way. The receipt of your Term 1 deposit is acceptance of commitment to all 3 Terms of the Certificate course.

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.