Liquid Emulsion-Handmade Silver gelatin- Ellie Young – 2 Days


  • September 17, 2022 - September 18, 2022
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

ABOUT LIQUID EMULSION This unique photographic printing process allows the artist the flexibility to hand coat silver gelatin emulsion on to a wide selection of surfaces including watercolour papers, timber, metals, fabric and glass. You can select the formula that suits your needs, making it from the raw (more…)

Carbon Transfer Printing – Ellie Young – 2 Days


  • October 7, 2022 - October 8, 2022
    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…)

Carbon Transfer Four Colour – Ellie Young – 3 Days


  • October 21, 2022 - October 23, 2022
    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…)

Wet Plate: TinType Ambrotype & Glass Plate Negatives – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • August 27, 2022
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

ABOUT THE WET PLATE PROCESS: Tintypes, Ambrotype and wet plate glass negatives. A  plate is coated with collodion emulsion and sensitized, exposed in a large format camera and processed in the darkroom. The name wet plate is used as the solution must remain wet during the whole process. It loses its sensitivity to light when (more…)

Wet Plate: TinType Ambrotype & Glass Plate Negatives – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  • November 18, 2022
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

ABOUT THE WET PLATE PROCESS: Tintypes, Ambrotype and wet plate glass negatives. A  plate is coated with collodion emulsion and sensitized, exposed in a large format camera and processed in the darkroom. The name wet plate is used as the solution must remain wet during the whole process. It loses its sensitivity to light when (more…)

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


  • December 9, 2022
    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…)

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


  • August 12, 2022
    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…)

Opalotypes and Orotones- Ellie Young – 3 Days


  • September 9, 2022 - September 11, 2022
    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…)

Wet Plate Collodion Master Class – Craig Tuffin – Two Days


  • Wet plate Master Class
    May 15, 2023 - May 16, 2023
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

WET PLATE COLLODION MASTERCLASS Craig Tuffin -Monday 15th May Tuesday 16th May 2023 ABOUT THE WORKSHOP The Wet Plate Collodion Masterclass is designed for those with some experience in creating wet plate collodion positives (ambrotypes and/or tintypes). It is a course focused (more…)

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


  • September 3, 2022
    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…)