Available Dates: 1-6 June (etching and printmaking).
A new world of image making will open up through creative experiments, as emphasis of this course is not only on the physical methods of the mediums or on the ability to produce multiples or limited edition prints. Emphasis is placed on the experimental and visual possibilities that printmaking offers, allowing participants to develop their intellectual, creative and critical abilities through a variety of processes used in combination or on their own.
This course explores the following:
- Monotypes and monoprints
- Etching and drypoint
- Linocut and woodcut
- Xerox transfers
- Mika and other pigments
- Papers and inks.
Italian and international students interact in the same classes, making it an ideal venue to share ideas and enhance your overall studio experience. Language: English and Italian.
The courses are run by Colleen Corradi Brannigan, a practising printmaker and artist.
It is an ideal base for further exploration as it is located near castles, forts, churches and abbeys which are well worth a visit.
Set at the foot of the Abruzzi mountains, in Italy, Dedalo Center for Contemporary Art is in Castiglione a Casauria, in the province of Pescara. It is ideally situated in the center of Abruzzo only about one hour from Rome and about 30 minutes from Pescara.
- Pritnmaking center and art center,
- 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, one gallery, one printmaking workshop.
Accommodation(7 nights, self catering) single room: Euro 350 - double room, Euro 250 per person - dates can be extended for those who would like to explore the region. There are rooms available in Bed and Breakfasts in the area.
The course fee Euro 320 includes: 6 days tuition 9.00 am to 4.00 pm - use of all equipment, tools, and all basic materials (ink, pigments, muslin, solvents, oils etc.). Materials such as good quality printmaking papers and printing plates are available to purchase.
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