On the last weekend in August a few fortunate SASA members were treated to a two day etching workshop with Nicholas Esterhuizen. Nicholas has studied internationally, is a skilled artist and an experienced art teacher.
We were taken through the whole wonderful process, from planning, to printing, which opened up a whole new avenue of art for some of us and reminded others how very rewarding etching can be.
Though the process is time consuming and needs a lot of patience, the end result is so pleasing, it makes it all worthwhile. It’s a magical feeling when you unveil your print after rolling the plate through the press.
Thank you Nicholas – and Anastasia, his wife and assistant – for a great workshop. I think we would’ve all been quite happy to spend a few more days in the studio with you!