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OFFSITE COURSE: Viking Drypoint with Collage

Location Nottingham Lakeside Arts
University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD
Date & Time Sunday 3rd December
10.00am - 4.00pm.
Tutor  Nichola Hingley


This offsite course is taking place at Nottingham Lakeside Arts.

Inspired by the designs and images of the Viking exhibition taking place at Lakeside Arts, create unique drypoint engravings illuminated with the application of collage. In drypoint engraving, lines are scratched into a printing plate using a needle to create a burr which holds ink. The plate is then inked up and printed to create an original print with characteristic rich lines. 

This is a great course for beginners or those looking for a refresher.

About the Tutor

Nichola Hingley completed her BA Fine Art Printmaking degree at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2005 and a PGCE Postgraduate Teacher Training at Nottingham Trent University in 2011. Based in Nottingham, Nichola is Leicester Print Workshop's part-time Studio Manager. Nichola's specialist areas are monoprinting and screenprinting, but she enjoys teaching the variety of techniques printmaking has to offer.

Course Structure

10.00am:  Welcome / introduction to technique / design plates

12.15am: Visit exhibition & lunch

1.00pm: Printing and experimenting