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this is a 2 day workshop

'The Fine Digital Monochrome Print- Voyages of Awareness and Emancipation'
Date: Sat 23rd & Sun 24th June
Venue: Daylesford Neighbourhood House
Times: 10am to 4pm Sat & Sunday

This workshop is an introduction to some of the principles and workflows toward the making of the monochrome Master Print

Day1 -The artist facilitates the emergence of the print. Controlling luminosity in the colour to monochrome conversion

Day2 - The print is allowed to direct it's own statement Using local and global luminosity together with colour tinting to direct attenuation and reveal presence.

Level of skill required: An awareness of light even in it's absence , Intermediate Photoshop skills & The ability to wake in the morning as if you have no name.
Class Size: Maximum 10 Cancel workshop if 6 or less

Cost: $300.00 [subscribers sponsors & concession $260.00]
Lunches plus morning and afternoon teas provided

Brian Gilkes

Brian Gilkes studies imaging , perception , creativity , philosophy ,
anthropology and history. He studied graphic arts in Belgium and Germany and fine printmaking with William Clift, Eddie Ephraums and the writers of many books. Currently he has regular conversations with fine printmakers worldwide including Les Walkling in Australia.His practice has covered silver, silver gelatin, platinum/palladium, carbon, dye transfer and other processes.
Since 2004 he has headed Pharos Editions , one of the word's few
collaborative fine art digital printmaking studios. It is here he works with artists to produce artworks that have been shown in major galleries in Australia, England, Korea and Japan, and are held in many private and public collections.

In this workshop he will develop conceptual and technical pathways
towards fine monochrome images using luminosity and acuity edits.
Participants should have a basic working knowledge of Photoshop, be
open minded, wear loose dark clothing, be addicted to craft and perhaps
carry a laptop.

Click below to download a workshop booking form. Fill in your details and mail with payment to 'DFB'07 Workshops' c/- Ellie Young, 700 James Lane, East Trentham, Vic. 3458. If you have difficulties downloading the pdf form, call
[03]5424 1835 or email your postal address to and we will post a copy

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