Chine Colle, Gold Leaf & Colour Pencil with Photopolymer Plates


Explore how you can add extra dimension to your prints by using chine collé with gold leaf and coloured pencils. You can add fine Japanese papers as a layer between the Western paper support and the printed image using photopolymer intaglio plates. We can add gold leaf to the Japanese paper to print under the intaglio image, and also add gold leaf with coloured pencils. Basic printmaking experience required.

One-day workshop 10am-5pm. Workshop fee includes gst, vegetarian lunch and materials kit. Maximum 6 people.

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Class Schedule

Duration: 7 Hours

What you will learn
  • Explore how you can add extra dimension to your prints by using chine collé with gold leaf and coloured pencils.
  • Fine Japanese papers are layered between the Western paper support and the printed image.
  • Learn how to make drawings into photopolymer intaglio plates.
What you will get
  • A series of prints with gold leaf and coloured pencil on the Japanese paper printed under the intaglio image, a wonderful effect.
  • A materials kit and vegetarian lunch are provided.

What to bring
  • Drawings/photographs as source materials which can be made into a photopolymer plate, 10.5 x 15 cm.
What to wear

Please bring an apron, or wear old clothes and closed shoes.

Appropriate for

This workshop would suit people with some experience in printmaking.


Dianne Longley

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.

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

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.

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Terms & Conditions

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.

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