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Etching Masterclass

$660.00

ON CAMPUS: 27 April – 15 June 2023, Thursday 6-pm-9pm. Early Fee ends 20 March 2023
Angus Fisher

This class is designed for experienced and existing students interested in completing self-directed projects with guidance from Angus Fisher. Students will have the opportunity to develop work using either copper or zinc etching plates and will build their skills with a variety of techniques and processes.

Full details below: course overview, course delivery, lecturer profile and art materials

 

16 Available

Full Details

Term: Term Two 2022
Start Date: 27 April 2023
End Date: 15 June 2023
Day: Thursday
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Number of classes: 8

Teacher: Angus Fisher
Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Full Fee: $735
Early Fee: $660.00
Concession Fee: $700.00
Location: National Art School

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

Course Outline

This class is designed for experienced and existing students interested in completing self-directed projects with guidance from Angus Fisher. Students will have the opportunity to develop their work using either copper or zinc etching plates and will build their skills using basic hard and soft grounds, aquatinting, sugar lifts, soap grounds and other etching and printing processes suited to their project. Prior knowledge and familiarity with etching is required to join this class.

*Short courses are open to students of ages 16 years and over. For students under 16 years of age there are School Holiday Workshops, Art Club and other youth art programs.

Lecturer Profile

Angus Fisher is a practising artist with an established printmaking and drawing practice. Angus’s work investigates historical conventions of representing the natural world and utilises a range of highly refined and often intricate techniques. He exhibits regularly throughout Australia and overseas and is represented by Australian Galleries in Sydney and Melbourne. His work can be found in a number of collections, including the Art Gallery of NSW and the National Gallery of Australia. Angus has as Master of Fine Art (Printmaking) and currently teaches the undergraduate printmaking degree at the National Art School, as well as other printmaking and drawing classes around Australia.

Art Materials

Angus will discuss and advise on specific requirements in the first class and throughout the course. However, for the first class bring whatever etching materials you have available, including materials from the following list:
Ideas – such as drawings, photos, images from books, maps, diagrams, text as subject matter for class projects
Sketchbook to jot down notes
Drawing media such as charcoal and pencils
Etching needle or sharp-pointed implement, such as a compass point
Protective clothing, such as an old shirt or apron, covered footwear
Particle mask (can be purchased from Bunnings)

Important: Throughout the course you will be responsible for purchasing various printing papers and zinc plates, which will be available from Parkers Art Supplies on campus. Angus will take you over to Parkers on the first day to discuss the various plates and papers. The National Art School will supply all printing inks and a selected range of other equipment.

Parkers Fine Art Supplies

Parkers Fine Art Supplies have a location of the NAS campus and offer a discount for NAS short courses students. To discuss and order art materials please contact Parkers on +61 2 9247 9979 or email [email protected]
Website https://www.parkersartsupplies.com/

COVID-19 Policy

In line with NAS Covid Safety Guidelines all students and visitors must be fully vaccinated or have a medical contraindication form completed by a health professional.

Protective clothing and covered footwear essential

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