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

12th September - 10th October - (5 weeks) - £150 - FULL

31st October - 28th November - (5 weeks) - £150 - FULL

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

Thursday Evenings with Ann d’Arcy Hughes

6.30pm – 9.30pm

14th September - 11th October - (5 weeks) - £150 

2nd November - 30th November - (5 weeks) - £150

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

Weekend Course

Saturday & Sunday with Ann d’Arcy Hughes

11am - 5pm

Please contact us if interested in the course

You are also welcome to pay by card over the phone, cash, BACS or a cheque payable to 'bip-Art Ltd' - Please contact us to book your place on the course.

*Course bookings - please be aware, if you cancel or transfer within 14 days of the course start date, 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, we do not accept cancellation by telephone. Refunds for cancellation or transfers to another course before 14 days of the course start date, are subject to a £10 admin fee. Missed classes can not be refunded or transferred.*