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Drypoint

Drypoint

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Key Information:
Class Size: 1 - 6 people
Destination: Italy  
Category: Art and craft workshop
Specialty: Other, Printmaking  
Season: January - December
Courses Per Year: flexible
Course Level: All levels
Min Price: 90 Euro (EUR) per course
Max Price: 90 Euro (EUR) per course

Relief printmaking one day intensive workshop. Drypoints are created by directly scratching an image onto a plate and then printing the image from the plate using an etching press.

Program:
- Image transfer
- Line and values
- Colour registration, multiple plates
- Papers and inks
- Mixing inks
- Hand coloured drypoints
- Stencils, layering and composition
- Printing
- Embossments
- Mika and pigments.

Language: English and Italian.
Duration: One intensive day.

Faculty Information:
The courses are run by Colleen Corradi Brannigan, a practising printmaker and artist.

Other Activities:
It is an ideal base for further exploration as it is located near castles, forts, churches and abbeys which are well worth a visit.

Facility Information:
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 (two nights, self catering) single room: Euro 100 - double room Euro 80 per person. Extensions available. Bed and Breakfasts are also available in the area.

Notes:
Course Fee: Euro 90 - check timetable. All materials are included. Bring an apron. Participants are advised to have their own carving tools.

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