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2010 Drypoint Intaglio with Ashley Salinas

Thick chunky lines to delicate wisps - drypoint has it. If you’re not interested in acid baths for etching or maybe your always on the go, drypoint is a valuable asset to have in your toolbox of printmaking skills. Learn how to make different types of lines using a variety of portable tools and learn inking and wiping techniques for best results.
When: July 31st from 10am-3pm
Where: The WPA Studio
Cost: $75 per student ($35 non-refundable registration fee)
What to Bring: Lunch, linear drawings, interesting abbrasive materials that might scratch copper (optional)
Note: a minimum of 3 participants are required.


  1. Prepare copper plates by cleaning and burnishing edges
  2. Use a variety of tools to make marks in the copper
  3. Clean plate for printing
  4. Proper printing techniques, applying ink, wiping, cleaning edges, press guidelines
  5. Proper drying and storage techniques

Additional Techniques:

Ashley will also demonstrate non-acid methods of adding tone to your plate using sand paper, abbrasive substances, and roulette wheels.


How do I sign up for this Workshop?

The deadline to signup has passed. Deadline for Entry: 7/28/2010.

How do I volunteer?

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Cancellation Policy

Since we have limited space our events fill up quickly. If you need to cancel please let us know ASAP (email info@womenprintmakers.com) so we can fill your spot. 

This event has a non-refundable registration amount of $35.00.

If you cancel by 7/25/2010 (more than 5 days) you will receive a refund of $40.00 (entry fee minus registration amount).
NO REFUNDS for cancellations after 7/25/2010.

Workshop Details
WPA Studio (1109 B Shady Lane - Studio 8)
Chair: Ashley Salinas
Event Deadline
The deadline for this event (7/28/2010) has passed.