Course Code: IFS006
Course Description: During this course, students will approach the main themes of hand printmaking:
Introduction to tools and specific materials; preparation of zinc or copper plates from the
beveling of the edge to the application of the ground; sketch conception; execution of drawings and their transferal to the plate;
introduction to black-and-white etching and aquatint, including practical work; introduction to other printmaking techniques;
and introduction to printing processes with a hand-operated press and relative exercises.
Even those who already have a basic technical grounding or who do not have much time will find that the course provides scope for more in-depth study and individual experimentation.
Duration: 2 weeks (40 hours). Monday –Friday
Schedule: Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 1.00pm (Wednesday 3.00pm to 7.00 pm – on Wednesday morning
there will be visits to the collections of the Uffizi Gallery‘s Prints and Drawings Cabinet and the Marucelliana Library)
Dates: 30 June – 11th of July 2014
Price: € 400
* For further information please contact us.