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Sietins_Characters VII

4, 5 and 7, 8 May

Guntars Sietiņš + Janis MurovskisImage transfer to the copper plate using silkscreen, combining mezzotint with aquatint

Duration: 4 days (16h)

Detailed program for each session:

Day 1: Talk + Trip Field (students are drawing or taking photographs outdoors for creating the image of their artworks).

Day 2: Students will be introduced with description of this method showing the photos of the process on the screen – how to prepare the image for silkscreen, how to transfer this image on the copper plate with liquid asphalt, plate work combining aquatint and mezzotint (Prof. Guntars Sietins). Further work is being continued in the printmaking studio. The image is scanned if necessary and processed with computer and printed out on the transparent film. Preparation of the screen, image exposure. Transfer of the image to the burnished copper plate using silkscreen and using liquid asphalt instead of ink. (Prof. Janis Murovskis). Spreading of the powdered rosin on the cooper plate and etching an aquatint.

Day 3: Additional plate work would be done using mezzotint technique.

Day 4: intaglio printing. Evaluation of the results and discussions, group exhibition.

Image transfer to the copper plate using silkscreen, combining mezzotint with aquatint

Guntars Sietiņš + Janis Murovskis

4, 5 and 7, 8 May

Schedule: 4/05 – 14:00 (Talk) + 16:00 to 19:00 (Trip field) | 05/05 – 14:00 to 19:00 | 07/05 – 14:00 to 19:00 | 08/05 – 14:00 to 18:00

Vacancies: 8

Room: Technologies Pavilion Room 303

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