When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Claire Hynds
  • Course Code C24DSNA09F
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This Masterclass - Photopolymer Etching will introduce participants to the unique properties of photopolymer, a water-based photosensitive plate adapted for relief and intaglio techniques. You will learn to work in the light and well-equipped studio with specialist facilities and develop ideas and imagery into creative prints.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • You will be introduced to each stage of the process including how to prepare and output images
  • Testing and selecting exposure times, and developing, etching and printing from the plate

Class format and activities

Each stage of the process is introduced through a demonstration. Students are encouraged to explore the creative possibilities of these approaches throughout the session.

Entry requirements

Although this course will provide a comprehensive guide to using this technique a basic knowledge of Photoshop software and knowledge of the intaglio process is required to make the most of this process.

What you need to know before you enrol

The studio in the Carlyle building (Room CG05) on the ground floor at the Morley Chelsea Centre, Hortensia Road SW10 is light, spacious and well-equipped with specialist facilities for etching. There are 2 Rochat presses bed size 26 x 56 inches.

What you need

The course fee includes all materials.

What you can do next

Progress to other printmaking courses.