For both beginners and experienced printmakers, this course focuses on traditional methods of working copper plates. Intaglio techniques include a number of rich and varied processes that lend themselves to traditional and contemporary imagery. The class covers etching, drypoint, aquatint, use of soft and hard grounds, and the combination of techniques on a single plate. Printing techniques are demonstrated, including color printing and the registration of multiple plates.
ETCHING/INTAGLIO (Tuesdays with Fred)
Tuesdays, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
May 15 - July 10 (9 weeks)
Limited to 10 students
New students add $35 for materials & copper plate
Frederick Mershimer’s prints are in the collections of the Whitney Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Fogg Museum, the Corcoran Gallery, the Smithsonian Institution, and many others. A catalogue raisonné of his mezzotints, spanning the years 1984 through 2006 was published in 2007.