The network aims to unite people who are dedicated to the development and promotion of their particular artistic practise and who are keen to collaborate with other members on projects and events presented by the network or the individual.

Create Portugal é uma rede para artistas e artesãos de várias nacionalidades que vivem em Portugal. A rede tem por objectivo unificar pessoas que se dedicam ao desenvolvimento e promoção da sua prática individual artística e para quem é entusiasta na colaboração com outros membros em projectos e eventos apresentados pela rede ou de forma individual.


ETCHING WORKSHOPS - Casa do Celeiro, Colares

Etching is a 500 year old medium involving drawing on copper or zinc plates, ‘etching’ them, and printing from them on a press. Acid and non-acid techniques are taught including: drypoint(non-acid), hard ground, aquatinting and sugar lift among others(acid). It is an incredibly varied medium where ‘mistakes’ lead one to new and surprising ideas and results. Printing is one of the highpoints as well as experimenting with more than one technique on a plate.

Mary St.George is an experienced art teacher and artist who runs painting and etching workshops in her studio in Colares.

Time/Day: 10am – 5pm / Sundays or weekday by previous arrangement / Cost: €50 / lunch and materials included except printing plates (20% student discount)

Place: Casa do Celeiro, Pé da Serra, Colares

Contact: / 962447888 / call for map and directions

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