Information: Our dry point workshops at Ironbridge studios are a fantastic workshop to complete. During the workshop you will learn how to create a dry point plate, learning about the types of tools you will need for this process along with dry point techniques to use. You will be working with a specialist printmaker, in a beautifully designed studio, which is situated next to the river seven. You will aim to create a beautiful dry point plate using scratching processes. A finished result will include a finished dry point plate along with a couple of test prints from your plate for you to take away.
When: Call for availability and to book.
What we provide: We provide all the materials, the brilliant printmaking studio and the printing presses.
What you need to provide: Lunch and any snacks, if the workshop is at our Ironbridge studios then we will provide teas and coffees.
Times: 10am till 4pm
Price: £280 per day for a 1 2 1 tailor made workshop
Equipment and Etching Printing In the studio there are usually around 4 Gunning Etching Presses, a large Gunning Hotplate, extractor fan units, one of our large aquatint boxes and a dark room with a UV Light box. We have a brilliant wash down sink and glass work surfaces so you can ink up anywhere. We have a plasma cutter and metal polishers as well as brilliant printers and Mac computers with the use of photoshop and other software.
The studio space has been designed to house 4 printmakers giving them more than enough space to make and print plates the size of 20” x 30”. The hot plate, acid and water baths have been made to take plates of this size and the largest printing press in the studio is our No 4 Etching printing press with a bed size of 35” x 60” making it easy to print any size.
Booking: Call 01952 434033 or email firstname.lastname@example.org