Description

Create your own series of porcelain pieces by choosing and applying vintage botanical decals. Carefully cut around the decal, dampen and smooth onto the porcelain plates. You can add some line drawing/text to your composition. Add lustre to the edge of the plates which can be fired at the same time as the decals.

When the plates are fired in a kiln, the decals and line work are melted into the glaze on the porcelain plates.

In this 3 hour workshop, you will create a small group of porcelain plates which will be fired and ready for collection the next day.

 Agave Print Workshop is located in an amazing 1970s A-frame at Trentham, a small town 97km north-west of Melbourne. Price includes GST.

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Class Schedule

Friday, 11 Sep 2015, 2pm-5pm

What you will learn
  • Create your own series of porcelain plates by choosing and applying vintage botanical decals. Add lustre to the edge of the plates which can be fired at the same time as the decals.
  • Plates are fired in a kiln, the decals and line work are melted into the glaze on the porcelain plates.
  • Your porcelain plates will be fired and ready for collection the next day.
What you will get
  • A small collection of unique porcelain pieces decorated with botanical decals and lustres.
  • Includes afternoon tea and materials.

What to bring
  • Any examples/pictures of porcelain with botanical designs you like to use as inspiration.
What to wear

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

Appropriate for

Ideal for people wanting to make some unique porcelain pieces.


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Dianne Longley

Vendor sincce 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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