Workshops

If a workshop you wish to attend is full, ask about the waiting list, alternative dates or personal one-to-one workshops available on most processes or techniques. Contact Ellie on ellie@goldstreetstudios.com.au

An overview & examples of all workshops taught at gold street studiosOverview Page

 

For someone special
buy a gift voucher for a workshop of their choice.

 

 

Click on a workshop below to reserve your place and pay online.

Simple Cyanotype (Mike Ware New Solution)- Ellie Young - 1 Day

Description:

ABOUT SIMPLE CYANOTYPE

Mike Ware has developed a "Simple’ sensitizer contains no toxic dichromates or oxalates, making it safer for children an
d the environment. The ‘one-bottle’ sensitizer is faster than an average ‘Classic’ two-bottle formula, but still slower than ‘New’. It has excellent tonal separation with a high Dmax of ~1.5 and it can provide an exposure scale varying from 2.7 to 1.8 depending on the sensitizer formula, so the contrast can be fine-tuned to match widely differing negatives - an innovation which has not been possible with cyanotype."

More information: https://www.mikeware.co.uk/mikeware/downloads.html

This process requires no other chemicals, can be exposed in sunlight and developed simply in water. Cyanotypes provide a beautiful image in stable Prussian blue pigment. The image colour may be easily modified by a variety of toning agents.

THE CANOTYPE HISTORY
Sir John Herschel's traditional cyanotype process, now practiced for 166 years, became known as Blueprint, the first reprographic process. It is one of the oldest, simplest, safest, and cheapest alternative photographic process. Mike Ware developed the New Cyanotype in 1995 renown for the beautiful extended tonal range and now has offered the world the Simple Cyanotype which offers a tonal range and range of contrasts.

This is a hands on workshop where the participants will produce a number of photographs.

The important part of the workshop is the demonstrating of how to mix the solution

Outline of the day:

  1. Making the simple cyanotype solution
  2. The negative (includes instructions on creating digital negatives)
  3. Paper choices
  4. Coating methods
  5. Exposure
  6. Processing - (includes toning)

All materials including lunch is provided - Starts at 9.30 am and concludes at 4.30 pm

CLASS MAXIMUM 3

All materials supplied including lunch

 

Price: $350.00

Date: March 29, 2020

Registration Details

Workshop booking

 

[note: if you prefer to pay with credit card over the telephone, call Ellie on 03 5424 1835]