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Intro to Copper Plate Etching (February)

This introductory course will introduce students to basic copper etching (intaglio) technique (line etching, aquatint, and more), terminology, supplies, printing on the press, and history of the medium. Students will learn to use tools and equipment safely and efficiently. Each participant will produce works of art and create an edition of prints. No prior experience necessary.

Members receive 10% off!

  • Tuition: $465
  • Location: Heinz Printmaking Studio
  • Instructor: Kazuko Watanabe
  • 3 Classes
  • Sunday, February 11, 2024 — February 25, 2024
  • 10:00AM — 4:00PM
  • $35 Materials Fee - Payable to the instructor on the first day


About the Instructor:

Kazuko Watanabe has worked in print media for over twenty years. She has researched and developed three-dimensional prints, print sculpture, the use of intaglio in artist’s books and the combination of traditional print media with computer techniques. In 1999, she received the Library Fellows Award from the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. In 2001, her work was selected for the “Print National” exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York.