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Mezzotint with Graeme Peebles

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TEACHER: Graeme Peebles
DATE: casual sessions (dates negotiable)
TIME: 10am – 4pm
LOCATION: QG&W mezzanine / print studios
COST: $tba


This workshop is totally tailored to the individual. Each participant will explore the Mezzotint technique with Master Mezzotint printmaker, Graeme Peebles at their own level and be able to set their own agenda.

The course will look at various ways of preparing a traditional Mezzotint ground and participants will have the chance to draw on Graeme’s extensive experience with the technique and explore the various effects of Mezzotint. Graeme will cover, scraping and burnishing of the plate through to colouring and print methods.

Participants will be provided with one copperplate but are welcome to work on as many plates as they wish. Pre-rocked plates can be arrange upon applications and order. Participants are welcome to bring in existing plates for feedback/development. Graeme is flexible and welcomes participants to establish their own agenda and time schedule.



SKILL LEVEL REQUIRED: Printmaking experience required
INCLUDED: One copperplate, 2 full sheets of paper, a scraper, studio use and printing materials (ink, 300gsm Somerset paper). Tea. Glass of wine/cheese and critique on completion
NOT INCLUDED: Coffee (gold coin donation), drawing journal, accommodation and food. Plenty of food choice in Queenscliff
ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS: Athelstane, Queenscliff and Coastal Holidays, Salt Loft, Seaview House or Vue Grand
BRING: An apron and wear protective footwear.

When making a booking you may pay in full or choose to pay a deposit of $100 to secure your place. Email us for direct debit details or call 5258 4927 for phone payments. Invoices provided upon arrival. Initial payments may be refunded if the class is cancelled or if you inform us of your inability to attend, at least three weeks prior to the course date.


  • Shared kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Access to art books
  • Street parking
  • Participants with open toe shoes not be permitted and a refund will not be provided.

Call 03 5258 4927 or email us to discuss your requirements and to obtain a quote for your custom mezzotint workshop


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