WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNERS IN INTAGLIO ENGRAVING

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Date:
10 and 11 February 2016
Hours:
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location:
Gravura Printmaking Workshop, Málaga
Teacher(s):
Paco Aguilar
Auxiliary Technicians:
Mariana Martín / Eryk Pall
No. of seats:
Maximum 15
Registration:
30 € (contact at Museo Picasso Málaga)

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More information: Tel. 952 21 01 41

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PRESENTATION OF THE WORKSHOP

Intaglio engraving (or engraving on metal plates) involves different techniques, of which drypoint and etching are two of the most basic and important.

In this workshop, held in conjunction with the Museo Picasso Málaga, students will be able to experiment with both techniques, learning to use different tools and to deploy all their creativity through the technique of engraving.

The workshop is divided into two days, each of 4 hours of work (from 11.00 to 15.oo hrs. each day), where the following topics will be developed:

. Drypoint. Tools and their characteristics

. Etching. Hard varnish .

. Acids . Non-toxic composition

. Printing. Inking techniques . Dye knife. Roller.

To carry out the work, the student will have 2 metal plates (1 of copper and 1 of zinc) of 12.5 x 16.5 cm format and 1 mm thick).