Copperplate Engraving Workshop with Adrew Raftery
Engraving requires a single tool— the burin— to make intaglio prints of astounding clarity. The engraved line is unique in its brilliance and energy. A skilled engraver has complete mastery of every aspect of lineStudents will learn tool sharpening, image development, techniques for transferring designs to copper, burin use, and special printing requirements. Emphasis will be placed on the development of a personal language of marks appropriate to individual artistic needs.
Join artist Andrew Raftery for this two-day workshop (1-5 PM Saturday and Sunday, November 2 & 3) in conjunction with the exhibition Through A Glass, Darkly: Allegory and Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt. This class is aimed at all levels of experience, from beginners to seasoned printmakers and print lovers who seek insight into this extraordinary and rare technique.
Space is limited and online registration is require