Discover the versatility of printmaking with photopolymer plates in an extended workshop. Explore the sculptural qualities of embossing, the fine line work of relief and intaglio printing, and then add subtle complexity with chine collé and multiple plate printing. Line and tonal drawings and photographic images can be used. Bring a folder of drawings and high-resolution digital photographs as source material.
Agave Print Workshop is located in an amazing 1970s A-frame at Trentham, a small town 97km north-west of Melbourne. Accommodation available. Price includes GST
Five-day workshop, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. 30% deposit upon enrollment; 2nd instalment (30%) due 2 weeks before class starts; 40% balance due 1 day before class starts.
- Explore the sculptural qualities of embossing, the fine line work of relief and intaglio printing, and then add subtle complexity with chine collé and multiple plate printing.
- During this 5-day workshop discover the versatility of printmaking with photopolymer plates in an extended workshop.
- Create prints using line and tonal drawings and photographic images.
- During the 5-day workshop you will make a range of small plates covering a diversity of techniques and processes.kit.
- A materials kit and vegetarian lunch are provided.
- Bring a folder of drawings and high-resolution digital photographs as source material.
Please bring an apron, or wear old clothes and closed shoes.
This workshop would be suitable for people wanting to extend their skills in printmaking by discovering the diversity of photopolymer printmaking.
Vendor since 2015
In 2014 Dianne moved from Adelaide to Trentham in the Central Highlands of Victoria. Her art-work includes printmaking; encaustic, oil and pokerwork on wooden panels; artist books; on-glaze porcelain; and small scale bronze casting.
In her current work Dianne combines a cast of characters with cloudscapes and plant forms to create various scenarios. Her characters live in a world where nothing is certain.
Full payment or a 50% deposit is made at the time of registration. Balance of workshop payments can be made during the workshop.
Full refunds will only be made if your selected workshop/s are cancelled. If you give 14 days notice of withdrawal from a workshop you may swap your payment to another workshop within a 12 month period. All workshop fees include GST.
Workshops usually have a maximum of 6 participants to ensure individual attention. A materials kit is provided as part of the workshop fee for most workshops at AGAVE PRINT STUDIO. Additional materials can be purchased during or after a workshop. At Spring, Autumn and Summer School workshops some materials are charged separately as they can vary between the individual projects of participants.
On full-day workshops morning tea and a vegetarian lunch are provided. During half-day classes morning or afternoon tea is provided.
Many AGAVE PRINT STUDIO workshops and classes are suitable for beginners; if prior experience is necessary it is noted on the workshop description. The workshops introduce participants to exciting new printmaking processes, and suit a range of practioners. The workshops are particularly valuable for teachers and artists wanting to upgrade or extend their range of printmaking skills.
AGAVE PRINT STUDIO promotes a safe working environment.