Cyanotype Classic, Simple & New – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  •  December 9, 2024
     9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT CYANOTYPE This process requires no other chemicals, can be exposited 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 Classic/traditional cyanotype process, now practiced for 166 years, (more…)

Platinotype – Platinum/Palladium Printing – Ellie Young -1 Day


  •  October 5, 2024
     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 (more…)

Cyanotype and Vandyke Brown on Fabric – Ellie Young-1 day


  •  October 12, 2024
     9:30 am - 4:30 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 (more…)

Cyanotype Classic, Simple & New – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  •  July 27, 2024 - July 29, 2024
     9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT CYANOTYPE This process requires no other chemicals, can be exposited 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 Classic/traditional cyanotype process, now practiced for 166 years, (more…)

Carbon Transfer Advanced Four Colour- Ellie Young – 4 Days


  •  October 31, 2024 - November 3, 2024
     9:30 am

Four Colour Carbon Transfer Advanced. This workshop teaches students how to transfer four colour carbons onto clear glass, white opal glass  and various metals. The Glass and metal surfaces enhance the relief on the surface of the carbon. ABOUT THE CARBON PROCESS The carbon process, initially a black-and-white process using lampblack (carbon black), was invented (more…)

Salt and Albumen Printing – Ellie Young – 1 Day

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  •  July 4, 2024
     9:30 am - 4:30 pm

SALT & ALBUMEN PRINTING: the two processes are closely aliened not only in the history of photography but in the practice of creating these two most beautiful processes. 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 (more…)

Bromoils & Oil Printing 2 Days Ellie Young


  •  September 17, 2024 - September 18, 2024
     9:30 am - 4:30 pm

OIL PRINTING &  BROMOILS The oil print and bromoil processes create soft images reminiscent of painting but retains a distinctively photographic look.  The painterly qualities of the prints continue to appeal to artists and have recently led some contemporary art photographers to take up these processes again. The workshop is combing the two processes as (more…)

Platinotype and Gum Bichromate – Ellie Young -2 Days


  •  November 29, 2024 - November 30, 2024
     9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT PLATINIUM/PALLADIUM PRINTING AND GUM BICHROMATE: Printing in platinum and palladium is acknowledged as the summit of alternative processes – images formed in totally permanent ‘noble’ metal. Gum bichromate printing over palladium or platinum photographs is an effective method of using colour to built depth to enrich shadow areas. The (more…)

Cyanotype and Vandyke Brown on Fabric – Ellie Young-1 day


  •  October 4, 2024
     9:30 am - 4:30 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 (more…)