Drawing & Printmaking adults Courses

2017T2 A Day of Drypoint

Shana James begint

Be introduced to the world of printmaking, exploring the characteristically soft textural line quality of drypoint printing. Learn how to construct an image or interpret one suitable for print, prepare a plate and print your image multiple times using FAC’s press. Composition and colour will also form part of the journey.

Materials List

Students will need to bring:-

  • Scribe or compass with a sharp point
  • Palette knife
  • Lead pencil
  • A sketch book A4 or A5
  • Ruler metal or plastic
  • Paper – 2 sheets of smooth watercolour paper eg Saunders 300gsm or similar
  • Optional – Electric engraving tool ($20 from Bunnings)
  • Please pay your materials fee at the first class

Tutor Shana James

Shana James is known for her narrative style in both painting and printmaking.

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