Salt and Albumen Printing – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  •  June 8, 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…)

New Chrysotype – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  •  June 9, 2024
     9:30 am - 5:30 pm

ABOUT NEW CHRYSOTYPE PRINTING The New Chrysotype process has tonal and surface qualities and permanence like Platinotype-Palladiotype, but the added feature of beautifully muted colours, controlled by the chemistry and physics of the process. The photographic artist should find here a whole new palette of non-literal colour to explore (more…)

Kallitypes – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  •  June 12, 2024
     9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT THE KALLITYPE PRINT: Although often confused with Van Dyke Brown and Argerotypes it is more related to platinum and palladium printing in its evolution and tonal values. Due to this it was known as “the poor man’s platinum print”, when the image is toned in platinum or palladium the result is chemically close to (more…)

Carbon Transfer Four Colour – Ellie Young – 3 Days


  •  June 14, 2024 - June 16, 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…)

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…)

Salt and Albumen Printing – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  •  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…)

Dry Plate Negatives – Ellie Young – 1 Day


  •  July 6, 2024
     9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT DRY PLATE NEGATIVES When photographing In the field silver gelatin dry plate negative process can be more practical than the wet collodion process. Emulsion is poured on the glass plate and dried before taking it out in the field. The blue-sensitive emulsion gives the unique feel of 19th century photographs. They are also more sensitive to (more…)

Liquid Emulsion Silver Gelatin- Ellie Young – 1 Day


  •  July 7, 2024
     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. ABOUT THE WORKSHOP The day will cover the following: Preparation of the Liquid Emulsion Surface selection & preparation Coating techniques & applications (more…)

Carbon Transfer Printing – Ellie Young – 2 Days


  •  July 19, 2024 - July 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…)

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


  •  July 27, 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…)