Learn how to create unique cyanotypes from found objects during this taster session.
What will you learn?
Cyanotype is an old photographic process that makes beautiful, one-off cyan-blue print images. The Cyanotype process dates back over 160 years and was discovered by Sir John Herschell in 1842. It was the first successful non-silver photographic printing process.
Being a simple, cheap and more or less permanent technique: Cyanotype enjoyed an extended period of commercial success as the blueprint process for copying drawings and plans for industry. It was only made obsolete by the invention of dry, plain paper photocopying.
Cyanotype is an old photographic process that makes beautiful, one-off cyan-blue print images. This course will cover the application of chemicals to either paper or fabric and the exposure of an image either by using a contact acetate negative or by the making of a photogram, thereafter how to develop the image.
Students should bring along a selection of flat found objects to try (foliage / textiles).
Please note our concessionary and member discounts do not apply for taster sessions.
Suitable for ages 13+.
* Children younger than 18 may be accompanied by a parent (at no extra cost). Please note these classes are not suitable for children younger than 13 years old due to the printmaking machinery/tools involved.
If you are booking for a young printmaker and would like to accompany them during the session, please note your name in the Order Notes when checking out.
- A brief introductory session into the process
- How to produce your own prints using the methods covered
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Sat 10th August 2024 (11am-2pm)
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Suitable for beginners
If you are booking on behalf of one or more persons, please include all attendees names in the Order Notes section at checkout.