The works of Kazutoshi Sugiura and his mixed technique consist of three phases. First the artist applies the sheet of gold on the hand made paper. On top of that he sets his motif in silk screen press. With a stretched strongly woven silk towel he presses on it an abraded texture with lithography-colors. Finally he patinates the gold ground with a misty color in purple, blue or green, whichever lets the gold shimmer like a gem.