Friday, 12 March 2010

Course in Digital Printmaking with traditional print techniques (UK)



Artist Janet Curley Cannon leads a weekend of experimental digital printmaking, printing on to different papers, collages materials, fabrics and applying digital transfers to other surfaces using Ink Aid. 

"A digital wet transfer uses pigment based inks, a flat feed inkjet printer, and a pre-coat or digital ground. It is a technique for transferring by hand an inkjet image onto an absorbent surface such as paper, canvas, or plaster. This process gives a softer, slightly broken texture to the image and broadens the types and sizes of surfaces an artist can use. I use inkjet wet transfers throughout my work as it's perfect for re-creating the decomposed urban surface and can be easily combined with other media".

The emphasis will be on exploring and experimenting with digital images using the Epson 7600 large format printer.





About the Tutor:
Janet is a visual artist who uses digital processes and techniques as a starting point in much of her mixed media work. Her animation’s have been screened in numerous international festivals and her print work is profiled in several recent publications on contemporary printmaking. She gained her MA in Printmaking from Camberwell College, University of the Arts, London in 2005.



Date: Sat. 20th & Sun. 21st March


Time: 11.00-5.00pm
Tutor: Janet Curley Cannon

Cost: £124.00/ £122.00(c)/ £121.00(m)

Price includes materials and 1 x A2 art print.
for venue - look at link below:


for more of Janet's work see:
Webwww.jcurleycannon.com




If you cant make the course but would like to find out more you can see an article  entitled "Wet wet wet"  she has written,  which is published in the Winter 2009 edition of Printmaking Today, Vol 18, No 4.

2 comments:

  1. Thanks Aine, We appreciate the posting. Readers might also be interested to know that we're developing things further from May this year, when we are launching a combined Trad-Digital Print season, called "New Possibilities in Print". more info here: http://www.digitalmediacentre.org/wp/?p=176

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