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Etching - Monday Workshop with Barbie Kjar



On the second Monday of the month. learn or refresh a different printmaking technique with highly acclaimed and experienced printmaker (technician and artist) Barbie Kjar.

“Barbie Kjar is a talented teacher as well as superb artist, and her generosity, professionalism and sense of fun always makes working with her a totally inspiring experience.”

11 November - Etching

Etching is an intaglio print making technique that uses a chemical reaction to achieve an incised line on a metal plate. Learn how to coat a copper plate with chemical resistant ‘ground’ then draw your lines in the ‘ground’ to expose the metal. Your plate will then be submerged in a bath of Ferric Chloride to ‘bite’ the lines into the metal plate from which you will then pull a print.

$200 per one-day printmaking workshop (full day’s tuition) with Barbie Kjar. 10am - 4pm Materials partly supplied, and includes Studio Access fee.

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Workshop payment will secure your enrolment. An invoice will be sent out with your enrolment acknowledgment.

A course fee refund will be given if:

  1. A class in which you are enrolled is cancelled, or

  2. Notice of your withdrawal from a class is given at least three weeks in advance

Please note:

On CODE RED days The Baldessin Press and Studio will be closed and no classes or activities will run.
On TOTAL FIRE BAN days The Baldessin Press and Studio will normally remain open, and staff will monitor official advice and weather. If weather escalates staff will consider cancelling activities. Any decision to cancel any workshops during the course of Total Fire Ban days will be made as a result of a notice from CFA of a “Watch and Act” or “Emergency Warning” affecting that area.
Please note that The Baldessin Press and Studio are NOT designated Safer Places, or Places of Last Resort