Drypoint at Home – 5-wk online course with Ruth Ander


Tuesday 31 October – 28 November 2023
5 sessions of 1.5 hours, via Zoom – link sent after booking.
Drypoint is amazing – accessible and as simple or complicated as you would like it to be.  Discover the process from the comfort of your home.
Week 1 
  • Inspiration- examples of Ruth Ander’s work and other artists’ work
  • Introduction to drypoint- different plates (metal, plastic, card, tetrapak)
  • Intro to papers and inks
  • Any extra things you’ll need (water bath, jam jars, books or boards, mylar or cereal inside packet etc)
Homework: to do some drawings, work on compositions, find any collage papers
Week 2:
  • Making plates- different plates, different tools
  • Optional: monoprinting to make chine colle papers
Week 3
  • Printing the plates
Week 4
  • Printing and chine colle
Week 5
  • Drawing into the prints, adding monoprint or collage if wished.
The tech requirements:
  • A computer (PC or Mac) with an up-to-date operating system
  • Webcam and microphone
  • An up-to-date version of Chrome browser installed on your computer

Ruth Ander is an artist and printmaker.

Spaces available