Workshop with Ron McBurnie: Beginners etching

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Ron McBurnie Chip with two ducks in a box-kite 1983. Hard and soft ground etching, aquatint and roulette, 42.5 x 23 cm, edition of 10. Photo: Michael Marzik

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Join Ron McBurnie for an introduction into the use of basic line etching using hard ground on copper plates. Throughout the day you’ll prepare, draw, etch and print from a copper plate, and gain a basic understanding of the history and processes involved in making and printing a successful etching. Numbers are limited – please book early.

This event is part of the Metal As Anything: Ron McBurnie exhibition, showcasing 30 years of intricate and endearing etchings by one of Australia’s leading printmakers.

Presented by Impress Printmakers and SLQ.

When:
Sat 17 Nov 2012, 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Venue:
The Studio, level 1, State Library
Cost:
$90 Impress members / $110 non-members
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