Carbon Transfer Advanced Four Colour- Ellie Young – 4 Days


  •  November 22, 2024 - November 25, 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…)

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…)

Colour Reversal RA4 – Ellie Young – 1 Day


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

RA4 colour reversal direct positive printing uses colour photo paper, exposed in camera with illumination filtration and then processed to give a colour positive image. This is a hands-on workshop: You will be exploring elements of reversal colour  photography using Fuji-film Cristal Archive mat and gloss paper  4 x 5 and 8 x 10 paper. (more…)

Carbon Transfer Four Colour – Ellie Young – 3 Days


  •  November 15, 2024 - November 17, 2024
     9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Four Colour Carbon ABOUT THE CARBON PROCESS The carbon process, initially a black-and-white process using lampblack (carbon black), was invented by Alphonse Poitevin in 1855. The process was later adapted to color, through the use of pigments, by Louis Arthur Ducos du Hauron in 1868. Carbon photographs were the (more…)

Opalotypes and Orotones- Ellie Young – 3 Days


  •  November 1, 2024 - November 3, 2024
     9:30 am - 5:00 pm

ABOUT THE OPALOTYPE PROCESS Opalotypes were printed on sheets of opal white glass; traditional were sometimes hand-tinted with colors to enhance their effect. The basic opalotype technique, involving wet collodion, silver gelatin and to a lesser degree carbon. The Process was patented in 1857 by Glover and Bold ofLiverpool. Opalotypes are created by the carbon (more…)

Carbon Transfer Printing – Ellie Young – 2 Days


  •  October 19, 2024 - October 20, 2024
     9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT CARBON PRINTING The carbon printing process uses colour pigments producing one of the the most permanent coloured photographs. The use of pigment allows any colour photograph on almost any surface. The beautiful tonal scale resolves fine detail.  It relies upon the ability of sensitized gelatin when exposed to U V light becoming insoluble in (more…)

Salt and Albumen Printing – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  •  October 5, 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…)