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Ben Dize

July 2019

Drypoint Etching with Ben Dize

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
RiverArts Education Center, 200 A High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Learn and practice one of the oldest forms of printmaking, invented in the 15th century by German author Housebrook Master. Make one of a kind original prints from your own drawings with this acid-free technique. Drypoint etching is the simplest and most direct of printmaking methods. An etching needle is used to dig into the surface of the zinc plate much like a plow creates a furrow. Hatching and crosshatching lines are used to create tonal areas. Greater pressure results…

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