Drypoint Etching for Adults Evening Course 1st and 2nd August

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Drypoint Etching for Adults Evening Course 1st and 2nd August

45.00

Drypoint Etching for Adults Evening Course

Description: Vicky Smith, Engage Art Studio member will give an Introduction to Drypoint Workshop. A printmaking technique of the intaglio family, in which an image is incised into a plate or sheet of soft perspex with a hard-pointed "needle" of sharp metal . Similar to engraving but different to the etching process this acid free printing process creates beautiful soft line drawings or more energetic qualities depending on your drawing style.


Vicky Smith is a visual artist, arts educator (TC.IRL reg, 171409) and arts administrator from Galway. She recieved her masters from NCAD and Goldsmiths College, London and is a member of the AGA collective with the Olivier Cornet Gallery in Dublin. She has taught art,craft and design extensively in Ireland, UK, USA and Africa. Her work is multifaceted using drawing, painting, printmaking, found objects, ceramics, sculpture.photography, film and writing. Smith was recipient of the Artist in School Residency from Galway County Council in 2017 and 2016 and the Arts Bursary from Galway City council in 2011, 2014 and 2017. Smith founded Galway Arts Education Agency in 2015, a mobile art school and is currently developing a Gallery of Children's Art, Galway. Previous to this she was the chairperson and board member of 126 Artist-led Gallery (2010-2012) and education coordinator on the steering committee for FEACH, a new visual art space initiative for Galway City and County.

www.vickysmith.ie

1st and 2nd August

7pm-9pm

€45

6 Participants

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