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Photopolymer Gravure White on Black - Dianne Longley - 2 Days


Venice © Christine Owens

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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.À la Poupée was used as far back as the late 17th century and Chine-collé  has been used since 1800’s for high


Ghostly twilight images can be created using white ink on black papers. A whole new exciting feel in printmaking imagery is discovered using photopolymer plates and film negatives.


  • Making a photopolymer plate, inking and printing intaglio plates
  • Using transparency in the inks to adjust tonal balance
  • Inking and printing intaglio plates in white or metallic colours/graphite on black paper
  • Dealing with differences in brands of white inks, and dark papers
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© Ellie Young


A range of images to select from. Protective clothing is essential.

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


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