Decorative Techniques of Etching

Decorative Techniques of Etching
$495 Limited inc GST / $455
Decorative Techniques of Etching

<p>Intricate and beautiful images, rich surface decoration, designs and patterns can be created using etching techniques. Working with copper, brass and silver, etching is a valuable and versatile

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Intricate and beautiful images, rich surface decoration, designs and patterns can be created using etching techniques. Working with copper, brass and silver, etching is a valuable and versatile technique for adding decorative and expressive elements to your work.

Learn about all the processes, image production and the variety of ways to utilise your etchings in your jewellery and other work.
Not suitable for beginners. You must have the basic bench skills of sawing, filing and soldering.

Course price includes metal costs: $70 & chemicals $25.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

• Etch silver, copper and brass
• Identify what imagery is best for the process
• Know how to create and produce your own sheets of images
• Know how to Etch your metals safely and competently
• Source Etching chemical supplies and materials
• Discuss the ways that your etched metals can be utilised in your work and extended processes

The tutor will supply the metals as they must be totally flat for this technique. Students can bring additional metal if they like although it may not be useable depending on its condition. Please download the materials list below for additional materials that students will need to bring.

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