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July 30 - July 31

Summer 2021 Printmaking Workshop sponsored by The Brinton Museum. 

Friday, July 30 & Saturday, July 31. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

A two-day experience focusing on the traditional printmaking process of line etching.  Each participant will create a line drawing etched onto a 6” x 9” zinc plate.   Once the plate making is completed the emphasis of the course will shift to the many variations of printing that the intaglio technique offers.  Participants may also bring any existing intaglio plates for printing.  All are encouraged to bring ideas and/or a sketchbook, and dress for art making.  

Overview of this two-day workshop:

  •  The intaglio process: its place in an art historical context
  •  Technique: how an etching is made
  •  The materials: Safe and efficient handling of tools and chemicals
  •  The printing: one completed plate can be used in a variety of methods
  •  Wrap up: How to store plates and prints, how to present and display prints

 

Fee:  $300 per person

Age: Must be 14 years or older

No experience necessary and all materials and supplies are provided.

Lunch from the Brinton Bistro is included each day.

Hours for this course may be submitted to the Wyoming Department of Education Professional Teaching Standards Board as 14 contact hours or 1 credit for Workshops Not Pre-Approved for Credit. Contact The Brinton Museum for details. This event will be held at Helen Brinton Education Pavilion, located on the grounds of The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, WY