Description

Use very fine pens or scraperboard and an etching tool to create a fine line image which is then scanned and printed as a film positive or a film negative.

From the film you will make a photopolymer plate which can be printed intaglio and relief.

No previous printmaking experience necessary.

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.

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Class Schedule

September 22, Thursday | 10:00am-5:00pm September 23, Friday | 10:00am-5:00pm November 17, Tuesday | 10:00am-5:00pm November 18, Wednesday | 10:00am-5:00pm

What you will learn
  • Create a fine line image using scraperboard or fine pens which will be scanned and printed as a film positive or a film negative.
  • Photopolymer plates will be made from the film positive or negative.
  • Experiment with a la poupee inking and printing or relief printing.
What you will get
  • Create beautiful fine line intaglio and relief prints.
  • A materials kit and vegetarian lunch are provided.

What to bring
  • Just you and your interest to learn!
What to wear

Casual (Warning: it might get messy)

Appropriate for

No previous printmaking experience necessary.


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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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