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

18th September - 23rd October (5 weeks) - £150 (no class 9th October)

30th October - 11th December (5 weeks) - £150 (no class 6th or 13th November)

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

Thursday Evenings with Ann d’Arcy Hughes

6.30pm – 9.30pm

20th September - 25th October (5 weeks) - £150 (no class 11th October) - FULL

1st November - 13th December (5 weeks) - £150 (no class 8th or 15th November) - FULL

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

Wednesday Mornings with Hebe Vernon-Morris

10.30am – 1.30pm

19th September - 17th October (5 weeks) - £150

7th November - 5th December (5 weeks) - £150 - FULL

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 with Ann d’Arcy Hughes


27th October - 28th October - £160 - FULL

Please contact us, if you wish to book this 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.

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.*