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

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  • February 1, 2020
    10:30 pm

ABOUT TINTYPES Tintypes or ferrotypes are positive images created by a wet plate process. The black “tin” plate is coated with collodion, exposed in a large format camera and processed in a darkroom before the plate is dry. HISTORY OF TINTYPES The tintype was (more…)


  • February 8, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT CONSERVATION FRAMING The decision you make and the materials you use in framing makes a profound effect on the future of your artwork. A professional framer should create not only a great presentation for your work but also offer a protective environment. Outside a museum type environment artwork and photographs are constantly bombarded with (more…)


  • February 9, 2020 - February 10, 2020
    9:30 pm

ABOUT PHOTOMACROGRAPHY Photomacrography is defined as images enlarged from life-size (1:1) to 40 times life-size (40x) in the camera. As early as 1835, William Henry Fox Talbot photographed insect wings and botanical material up to 17 times life size. Close-up photography refers to taking photographs from about 1/10th of life size up to life size. Today, there (more…)


  • February 15, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

  ABOUT THE SALT PRINT: This is a simple process with a number of challenges to master. Salt prints are created by coating paper in a solution of sodium chloride (common salt) followed by a silver nitrate solution to (more…)


  • February 16, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT THE ALBUMEN PRINT: Albumen is a salted paper print with an albumen binder. Albumen from egg whites holding the photographic chemicals to the paper.  Cotton paper is first coated with a salted albumen solution, followed by a silver nitrate solution to form light-sensitive paper. Exposure to light changes the silver chloride to image forming (more…)


  • February 17, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT THE SALT PRINT: This is a simple process with a number of challenges to master. Salt prints are created by coating paper in a solution of sodium chloride (common salt) followed by a silver nitrate solution to create silver chloride. Exposing to UV light changes the (more…)


  • February 22, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT PLATINIUM AND PALLADIUM PRINTING: Printing in platinum and palladium is acknowledged as the summit of alternative processes – images formed in totally permanent ‘noble’ metal, exquisitely graduated in tones of neutral grey or warm sepia, with a beguiling luminosity in the high values. This modernized version provides a ‘print-out’ image, having some advantages in (more…)


  • February 23, 2020
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

PRINTING PHOTOGRAPHS ON FABRIC The workshop allows you to create photographs on natural fibres, cotton, linen and silk with a surprising clarity. It provides the following advantages over paper: Movement – especially silks Can be stretched onto a frame Wearable – cyanotype can be printed on clothing items. Decore  –  cushion, bed covers and lamp (more…)


  • March 8, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT TINTYPES Tintypes or ferrotypes are positive images created by a wet plate process. The black “tin” plate is coated with collodion, exposed in a large format camera and processed in a darkroom before the plate is dry. HISTORY OF TINTYPES The tintype was (more…)


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