authors of the book “ 8 Técnicas sin ácido: grabado tradicional, experimental y no tóxico”
La Oficina de Grabado y Experimentación is a printmaking workshop located in the heart of Buenos Aires. The studio offers regular classes and short-term workshops of traditional, experimental and non-toxic techniques. The courses are ideal either as an introduction to printmaking or for those interested in gaining more in-depth knowledge, with personalized training in a friendly atmosphere.
Regular classes are the best option for those interested in expanding their knowledge about printmaking, learning technical skills and experimenting with different materials and techniques. The dynamic of these courses are based on the learner’s needs, they can be useful either as an introduction to printmaking or for those interested in the development and execution of their personal project.
Lenght: One or two sessions depending on the technique
Short-term workshops are perfect for those interested in learning a specific technique quickly or who are unable to participate in regular classes due to scheduling constraints. These workshops consist of a brief theoretical introduction about the technique’s materials and procedures, and a practical part where the students create, ink up and print their plates. All materials needed for the development of the technique are included in the rates.
*Introduction to Printmaking
*Polyester Plate Lithography I: Introduction
*Polyester Plate Litography II: Photographic and digital images
*Relief and Intaglio Printing on plastic substrates
*Three approaches to monotype
(If you don’t see the class or workshop you need, please write and we’ll be happy to design a special program according to your interests: firstname.lastname@example.org )
The studio is fully equipped, offering facilities for intaglio, relief print, monotype and non-toxic techniques:
-Printmaking press bedsize 140 x 80 cm.
-Number of rollers, inks, printmaking tools and materials
-Plates for monoprints
-PC and Laser Printer
The studio is located in Buenos Aires downtown (Corrientes Avenue and Riobamba, just one block from Callao Avenue and Around 7 blocks from obelisco).
Corrientes Avenue is also called “The street that never sleeps”. It is one of the principal thoroughfares of Buenos Aires. Countless tourists are entertained by its bookstores, theaters and pubs. .