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Photopolymer Gravure Four Colour- Dianne Longley - 2 days

Description:

Dianne Longley

 

HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAVURE

In 1852 Talbot invented the 1st photo etching method and screens critical for the development of photogravure. This was furtherdeveloped by Karl Klic in 1879.

ABOUT FOUR COLOUR PHOTOPOLYMER GRAVURE WORKSHOP
Cyan Magenta Yellow and BlacK separations are printed as film positives onto transparency film, and these films are used to make four photopolymer plates. In sequence, the plates are inked and printed in register.

 

 

COURSE CONTENT:

  • Analysing CMYK images
  • Explanation of adjusting your image file in Adobe Photoshop, or each individual file if you split the channels into separate files
  • Exposure times discussed
  • Printing out film positives with corner crop and registration marks
  • Paper preparation and registration sheet
  • Exposure of test strips in UV unit
  • Exposure, washout, post-exposure, trimming plate with metal guillotine
  • Inking and printing intaglio plates in register
  • Using transparency in the inks to adjust print colour balance
  • Inking and printing intaglio plates in different colours

WHAT TO BRING

Several A6 colour digital files at 300dpi. You will be assisted to choose the most appropriate file for the four-plate process. Protective clothing is essential.

ABOUT DIANNE LONGLEY:
Dianne Longley is an artist who teaches printmaking Adelaide College of the Arts. In 1998 she published 'Printmaking with Photopolymer Plates' and runs workshops in printmaking and artist books in Australia, Japan and USA. She has exhibited widely, won numerous awards, presented at conferences in the UK, USA, & Australia.
Dianne completed her Masters Degree at Flinders University in 2000 and is currently enrolled in PhD studies at Australian National University

CLASS MAXIMUM 5

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