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Chalcographic Engraving University Extension Course in Fuenlabrada

Own Teachings
Telephone: 91 488 70 40
Academic Direction: Macarena Moreno

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Basic Information


  • In recent years, many students have expressed their interest in learning about traditional engraving and stamping techniques. Techniques of humble origin, but which were widely used by the vast majority of XNUMXth century artists, and through which they left an impressive legacy of images for art history. See, for example, the engraved work of Picasso, Miró, Chillida, Tapies..., to refer only to artists from our country. They are techniques that have largely contributed to the dissemination of knowledge, accompanying the book from its origins, and which, in addition to this, have left such outstanding works of art, in their long history, such as the famous engravings by Dürer, Rembrandt or Techniques, In short, that any specialist in the world of imaging should know and know how to value.
  • Every day more contemporary artists make use of traditional engraving techniques, to include them in a current environment in an interdisciplinary way, as is the case of KanYoung Lee, Andy Farkas, Endi Poskovic or Ángela Harding among many other artists.
  • The techniques of engraving and stamping provide the artist with numerous resources to be able to apply in his work and we consider it extremely important that they are known in order to have a complete training in the different disciplines of the Fine Arts.
  • In addition, traditional engraving and printing techniques have been used in other disciplines within the field of design and the arts, such as textile design and graphic design, which have been nourished by these traditional printing techniques to develop and evolve in these disciplines. design. This means that the profile of students who are interested in this branch of Fine Arts is broadened towards students of the degrees in Comprehensive Design and Image Management and Fashion Design and Management.
  • The new technologies have done nothing more than add new paths and tools with which to work traditional printing and stamping systems, today so valid and in demand within the art and design market in general. The printing workshops are spaces for research and creation of graphic languages ​​that are very necessary in the early stages of the formation of the creative industries.


  • Meet the existing demand among students of the degrees of Fine Arts, Fashion and Comprehensive Design for knowing the techniques of engraving and stamping.
  • Complete the training of students with the knowledge of a specialty that does not exist within the regulated education in the
  • Enrich the knowledge acquired in the degree of Fine Arts, Fashion and Comprehensive Design with new techniques and knowledge of artistic expression.
  • Provide the knowledge of ancestral techniques to artists in training, so that they can use them in their creations.
  • Develop the knowledge and technical procedures necessary for artistic production in the field of graphic work.
  • Meet Today's Artists. Graphic work today.


Module I. Chalcographic Engraving

  • Place of delivery: Aranjuez and Fuenlabrada
  • Contents:
  • General concepts of serial graphic work. General scheme of engraving and printing techniques. Embossing and intaglio engraving:

Fundamental differences.

  • Line engraving techniques: drypoint, etching, carving
  • Technique Types of resins. Elaboration of ideas. Process.

Transfer of the image to the matrix.

  • Combination of the techniques of Etching and
  • soft varnish
  • Printing techniques. Use of the workshop Press. inks. records. Stamping with dolly and doctor blade. Poupée. trapped. Corrections. different
  • Artists of the graphic work currently

Teaching dates:

Fuenlabrada: 8 weeks. May 29 – June 8, 2023, one day a week, 3 hours each session (pending to check space availability).

Subject modules

Chalcographic engraving - Fuenlabrada

Macarena Moreno Moreno


Master Classes

Workshops of the different techniques

Visits National Chalcography, National Library. Optional.

Visits to higher education schools in Graphic Arts: Puerta Bonita, La Palma… Optional.


access requirements:

  • Being a student of Fine Arts
  • Have basic knowledge of engraving and stamping.
  • Students of the double degrees in Fine Arts + Comprehensive Design and Image Management; Fine Arts + Design and Management
  • Teachers of any educational level interested in increasing their artistic training, preferably with basic knowledge of

Selection criteria

In the event that the number of applications exceeds the number of places offered, a selection will be made based on the following criteria:

  • Being a student at the URJC (80%)
  • Have previous knowledge of engraving (20%)

Number of Places: Fuenlabrada: 10 places. 1 place reserved for victims of terrorism, gender violence and disability.

Aranjuez: 15 places. 2 places reserved for victims of terrorism, gender violence and disability.

Academic Management and Faculty

Academic direction:


  • Macarena Moreno Moreno (URJC)

Academic secretary:

  • Mª Cristina Garre Sánchez (URJC)

Module coordinator

  • Mª del Valle Rico (URJC)

Duration and development

Modality: Onsite

Number of credits: 2.4

Face-to-face hoursis: 24 hours

Place of delivery: Fuenlabrada

Opening hours: From 10:00 a.m. to 13:00 p.m. and from 14:00 p.m. to 17:00 p.m.

Start and end date: From May 28 to 31, 2023

May 28,29,30, 31, 2024 and 14, 17 from XNUMX a.m. to XNUMX p.m.

3,4,5 and 6 June 2024 from 14 a.m. to 17 p.m. 

Reservation of place and enrollment

Pre-registration period: from February 28 to May 26, 2024

Enrollment deadline: from February 28 to May 26, 2024

Title price: 175 €

Possibility of scholarship (if applicable): yes

Pre-registration: 0 €.

The start of the course is conditioned to the minimum number of students enrolled.

Documentation to attach, forms and place of delivery

the applicants they will present all the scanned documentation, in the formats allowed through the telematic self-registration application at the time of applying for admission to own degrees. They must compulsorily attach to their request the declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format.

At any time, both the Program Management and the Own Teaching Service may request the applicants to submit said certified/collated documentation through the General Registry, located on the Móstoles Campus, or in any of the registries assistants located in the different campuses of the Rey Juan Carlos University, or by sending it through Certified Mail to: Rey Juan Carlos University. General Registry. Avda. Tulipán s/n. 28933. Mostoles. Madrid

The student is responsible for the veracity and correctness of the data provided, exonerating the Rey Juan Carlos University from any responsibility and guaranteeing and being responsible for its accuracy, validity and authenticity.

Required documentation:

Students with a degree obtained from a Spanish university or a Higher Education Institution belonging to another Member State of the European Higher Education Area that authorizes access to own postgraduate degrees must present the following documentation:

  • National Identity Document or equivalent
  • University degree of the studies that give access to the requested postgraduate degree.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Responsible declaration of veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Students with a foreign degree must present the following documentation:

  • Passport or Residence Card
  • Foreign Higher Education Degree (Graduate, Graduate, Architect, Engineer Doctor...) that give access to own postgraduate degree studies.
  • Certificate certifying that the studies carried out give access to an Official Postgraduate Degree in your country of origin, issued by the University of origin
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Applicants with studies completed in foreign University Centers may be requested at any time a certificate of verification of these studies and centers, issued by an authorized Institution.

All documentation provided must be legalized in accordance with Spanish law and translated by an official translator.