Painterly Etching Techniques
18 Jan 2018 - 19 Jan 2018
Demonstrating and exploring the use of painterly techniques in etching with artist Tony Ameneiro.
This two day workshop will cover ‘sugarlift’ or ‘lift-ground’ technique and ‘Whiteground’. Both techniques incorporate and maintain the brush-mark in the medium of etching.
The tutor, Tony Ameneiro, is an artist-printmaker, working within a drawing practice across the areas of intaglio, lithography, relief printmaking and monotype. He began exhibiting professionally in 1981 and has shown his work regularly in both solo and group shows since, including Head over Head at Wollongong Gallery, October 2016 to February 2017.
Tony Ameneiro was the winner of the National 2007 Fremantle Print Award, and was also twice chosen by the Print Council of Australia as their commissioned print artist. A three time finalist in the Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, he was represented in 2005 at the Biennale Jogja VIII in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and more recently selected in the 2014 International Print Biennale in the UK. His work is included in regional, state and several major institutions including the The Art Gallery of NSW, National Gallery of Australia, University of Miami, USA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA and the National Museum of Wales, UK. Tony Ameneiro is represented by both Wishart Gallery & Art Vault in Victoria.
Cost: $270. Class takes place from 10am - 4pm on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 January 2018.
Limited places available. Book early to avoid disappointment. Information on how to enrol in this class can be found on our Art Classes page.
Image: Tony Ameneiro in print studio.
02 8536 5700