New Cyanotype – Ellie Young – 1Day

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General Admissionshow details + $350.00 (AUD)  

  • August 21, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

ABOUT NEW CYANOTYPE
This process provides an image in stable Prussian blue pigment, from a ‘single-bottle’ sensitizer solution having a long shelf

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life. Requiring only a short UV exposure, it yields a superbly graduated tonal scale, on a matte paper surface, having a maximum density verging on black. The image colour may be easily modified by a variety of toning agents, and the sensitizer may also be applied to fabrics and other surfaces.

THE CANOTYPE HISTORY
Sir John Herschel’s traditional cyanotype process, now practiced for 166 years, became known as Blueprint, the first reprographic process. It is the oldest, simplest, safest, and cheapest alternative photographic process – but not the best in image quality! The drawbacks of the traditional cyanotype process were overcome in 1995 with this chemically up-dated version. http://www.mikeware.co.uk/mikeware/New_Cyanotype_Process.html

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:

This is a hands on workshop where the participants will produce a number of photographs throughout the day. Outline of the day:

1. The negative (includes instructions on creating digital negatives)

2. Paper choices

3. Coating methods

4. Exposure

5. Processing – (includes toning)

All materials including lunch is provided – Starts at 9.30 am and concludes at 4.30 pm

CLASS MAXIMUM 3

All materials supplied including lunch