An Introduction to Polymer Photogravure Non-toxic Intaglio Printmaking

22 Mar 2013 – 24 Mar 2013

Event times

Times: 9.30 - 5pm, 3 full days Plus evening drawing studio access

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Last Place - discounted to £300 including materials* quote 'Rabbit Offer'

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Rabley Contemporary Drawing Centre

Marlborough, United Kingdom


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  • Train: London Paddington to Bedwyn. Taxi or bus to Marlborough
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Tutor: Martyn Grimmer


Develop your drawings and digital photographs into polymer photogravure intaglio prints. The course includes image preparation, plate making, inking and intaglio printing. This is an acid free intaglio printmaking method with many creative possibilities. Course Outline: Starting with drawing and photography from your own portfolio or sketchbook you will develop your ideas onto photo-polymer plates through to inking and printing the etching in the studio. This process produces etchings for both photography and drawing with deep tonal qualities. Technical Information: The photo-polymer gravure process uses light sensitive plates, using drawings and positive imagery. The intaglio plate is printed as with etching. It is an acid free process. Course includes: A well equipped drawing studio and print-room Group and individual tuition Materials including 1 x proofing plate, 2 x A5 plates 1 x A4 plate Artist demonstrations/notes Technical Assistant Access to Gallery and archive of original works Research Art Library Access to the countryside Farmhouse lunch, tea, coffee & refreshments

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