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Etching One-Day Intensive Workshop

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Thames-Side Print Studio

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Seven hour






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About this workshop

Suitable for beginners, the One-Day intensive Etching workshop covers three etching techniques and is delivered by a friendly, helpful tutor to provide assistance as you learn.

Did you know?

Thanks to nanotechnology, the world record for the smallest etching was set in Nottingham in 2012 – depicting a periodic table engraved onto a single human hair, now that’s tiny!

In this class

The course covers three main etching techniques, explained in detail as you try them yourself, with a friendly tutor to help along the way, these are;

  • Drawing with stop-out onto aluminium plates and Saline Sulphate.
  • Rolling a hard ground onto copper and etching in Ferric Chloride.
  • Rolling a soft ground onto steel then drawing a sugarlift onto zinc and laying an Aquatint before etching in Nitric Acid.

Now you can

  • Use the different techniques to develop your own etching style
  • Develop your skills within an advanced Thames-Side workshop
  • Join Thames-side as an open access member

Things to remember

Materials are provided during the workshop and your creations are yours to take home at the end of the day.

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An established printing studio, staffed by experienced individuals, offering both printing services and a range of classes, courses and workshops.

Thames-Side Print Studio are experts in all things print-related, including etching, screenprinting, relief, plate lithography, large format printing and textiles. The business offers printing services, assistance for those within the industry, services for art collectors and a range of educational facilities for both school-aged and mature learners.

The professional and experienced staff at Thames-Side Print Studio share their wisdom, techniques and passion for printing through a series of workshops and courses suitable for all abilities, from beginner’s classes covering the basics, to more advanced techniques for the more experienced learner.


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