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Solarplate Printmaking by Susie Turner
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Masterclass: Solarplate Printing

27 - 28 April 2019, 10.30am - 4pm

£120 / £90 Members

Join artist Susie Turner for an in-depth introduction to Solarplate printmaking in this two day masterclass.

Solarplate printmaking is the process of printing from light sensitive plates that can be exposed using daylight or an artificial source of UV light. The technique offers fine detail and versatility in image making using hand-drawn originals, photographs and found material.

Participants will be guided in experimenting with different methods, developing and printing plates suitable for intaglio, relief and blind emboss printing, taking inspiration from the garden and grounds surrounding the gallery. You are welcome to bring pre-pressed foliage or other items to use in your prints – the artist will advise on this in advance.

About the Tutor

Susie Turner studied fine art printmaking at Cambridge School of Art and Camberwell College of Art. She currently works as an artist-printmaker and educator based in Cambridgeshire. She recently exhibited her work at Bankside Gallery and has work in collections at the V&A Museum, Scarborough Art Gallery and Museum Trust and at Nuffield Health, Cambridge. She delivers Solarplate workshops for school children, teachers, art students, individual artists, print organisations, botanic gardens, museums and galleries.

Book your place

Half of the allocated places are offered to Members at the discounted rate of 25% off, sold on a first come, first served basis. Become a Member.

If you have any questions or special requirements then don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing learning@hepworthwakefield.org or calling 01924 247398.

A two week cancellation policy applies to all workshops. As commercial workshops support our charitable activities, and materials and equipment are ordered in advance, we regret that refunds cannot be offered less than two weeks before the workshop date should you wish to cancel your place.

Should The Hepworth Wakefield need to cancel a workshop, your ticket will be refunded in full.