Traditional Etching

Explore the possibilities of working with Zinc & Steel to create intricate line, tonal and textured, semi-embossed prints. Learn to work with Hard & Soft ground and create tone using fine & coarse aquatint. Bite your image into the metal with Nitric acid before inking up and printing using either the Rochat or electric press. Learn how to incorporate colour through the use of multiple plates.

Materials - inks, grounds, resin, acid, cleaning materials, muslin are all included in the course fee.
Metal and paper are not included, these can be purchased from the studio. 
Small class, maximum of 6 students.
As this course is extremely popular, please book well in advance to secure a place.

Weekly Courses

Tuesday Mornings with Ann d’Arcy Hughes

10.30am – 1.30pm

5th February - 5th March (5 weeks) - FULL

19th March - 16th April (5 weeks) - FULL

Please contact the studio, if you wish to book this course.

Thursday Evenings with Ann d’Arcy Hughes

6.30pm – 9.30pm

7th February - 7th March (5 weeks) - FULL

21st March - 18th April (5 weeks) - £150

Please contact the studio, if you wish to book this course.

Wednesday Mornings with Hebe Vernon-Morris

10.30am – 1.30pm

6th February - 6th March (5 weeks) - FULL

20th March - 17th April (5 weeks) - £150


Use the Paypal button to book the Wednesday Morning class, or contact the studio, if you wish to book this course. If using Paypal we will email you to confirm your place on the course.

Weekend Course

Saturday & Sunday 

10.30am - 4.30pm 

9th & 10th March - with Ann d'Arcy Hughes - FULL

6th & 7th April - with Hebe Vernon-Morris - £160

Please contact us, if you wish to book onto this course.

You are welcome to pay by card over the phone, cash, BACS or a cheque payable to 'bip-Art Ltd'

All our courses are for Adults, 18 years old and over.

*Course bookings - please be aware, if you cancel your place on a course, half the course fee is non-refundable, unless you can find somebody to take your place or we manage to fill the place ourselves. If you wish to cancel, you will need to inform us via email or letter, we do not accept cancellation by telephone. If your place is filled, refunds are subject to a £10 admin fee. Missed classes can not be refunded or transferred.*