Physical Retouching of Digital and Photographic Prints

This one-day course will introduce you to suggested techniques for retouching prints in response to printing flaws and minor mechanical damage. You will understand how to prepare the materials needed, and why different techniques suit different print types...

Taught by: Craig Horsfall.

Description

This one-day course will introduce you to suggested techniques for retouching prints in response to printing flaws and minor mechanical damage. You will understand how to prepare the materials needed, and why different techniques suit different print types. The course is primarily based around practical exercises.

Topics Covered
Retouching techniques influenced by art conservation practice.

Course Outcomes
You will have practised the use of isolating layers and the application of retouching media.  You will understand how to select and source materials.

Who Should Attend 
This course is aimed at artists and others working with newly printed images.

Level
Beginners


Tutor information

Craig Horsfall currently works with the MA Conservation course at Camberwell School of Art. He has several years’ experience as a paper conservator, and holds accredited status with the Institute of Conservation (ICON). While working with the framing company John Jones he regularly worked with artists and galleries to retouch printing flaws on new works going to collectors or exhibition.


Materials

Please Bring the following items with you on the first day:

  • A notebook and pencil

  • Watercolour set (brushes will be provided)

  • Example prints (optional)

Please note that most materials needed for the short courses are available at the Camberwell College of Arts' Art Shop. Please contact the Art Shop directly for opening hours and availability.


Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
08/08/2018 - 08/08/2018Wednesday10:00 - 16:001 Day£215Available Peckham Rd - SE5 Add to Basket