Press Mess - Drypoint

3 April 2019, 6pm - 8pm

New Art Exchange

Press Mess is a four week creative course for adults, led by artist Chiara Dellarba. Book for one session (£25) or all four (£90).

Week Two: Introduction to Drypoint: you will explore textures and shades playing with lines. You will make a simply engraving into the surface of acetate with a drypoint needle. You will learn how to ink up your plate and the use of different technique to experiment with shades and textures.

Press Mess is fantastic way to explore a variety of printmaking techniques and find what suits you! You will learn a variety of printmaking processes through a series of projects and experiments. Preparatory work includes analysis and selection from visual sources and carrying out observed and expressive drawing. You will explore and experiment with printmaking media and techniques to extend your creative developments.

During the course we will build an online press mess museum with all your experiments and discoveries throughout

£25 per session or £90 for four week course

Please note this session was origingally scheduled for Wed 13 March and has now been rescheduled to Wed 3 April, tickets are still available and all other sessions remain unchanged.

Book now for the complete four-week course

Book: Introduction To Drypoint only


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39-41 Gregory Boulevard
NG7 6BE, Uk


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Logos for; Arts Council England, Nottingham City Council

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Logos for; Nottingham City Council, East Midlands Development Agency, Neighbourhood Development Company, European Regional Development Fund, Greater Nottingham Partnership, Arts Council England