Photo-polymer Etching and Relief

7 Nov 2012 – 21 Nov 2012

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Cost of entry

£180 (£150 conc)

East London Printmakers

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Buses: 26, 48, 55, 106, 254, 388, D6
  • Tube: Bethnal Green (5mins by bus 106, 254, D6)
  • Trains: Hackney C & London Fields

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During this workshop you will be given a hands-on introduction to photosensitive polymer plates. You will be shown how to make your own prints using digital files under the guidance of an experienced tutor. Polymer plates are used for both intaglio (polymergravure) and relief techniques (flexoprinting) and can produce prints with great detail, richness and texture. The aim of this workshop is to give you an idea of the possibilities of the medium. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with some previous experience. All materials will be provided. Oil-based inks and some solvents will be used in this workshop. Session 1 Digital file preparation, exposure and proofing of the relief plate. Session 2 Digital file preparation, exposure and proofing of the intaglio plate. Session 3 Editioning with guidance from tutor / revision and repetition of processes

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