Cyanotype Traditional & Simple – Ellie Young – 1 Day

  • May 6, 2022
    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 traditional cyanotype process, now practiced for 166 years, (more…)

New Cyanotype – Ellie Young – 1Day

  • May 7, 2022 - May 14, 2022
    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 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 (more…)

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

  • May 8, 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…)

Salt and Albumen Printing – Ellie Young – 1 Day

  • May 21, 2022
    8:30 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…)

Oil and Bromoil Printing – Ellie Young – 2 Days

  • Bromoil
    June 4, 2022 - June 5, 2022
    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…)

New Chrysotype – Ellie Young – 2 Days

  • June 17, 2022 - June 18, 2022
    9:30 am - 4:30 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…)

Carbon Four Colour Advanced – Ellie Young – 4 Days

  • July 1, 2022 - July 4, 2022
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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…)

Silver Gelatin Darkroom Black & White Printing – Ellie Young – 2 Days

  • July 15, 2022 - July 16, 2022
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP Black and white print is more commonly known as silver gelatin or gelatin silver darkroom printing. Ellie has been been printing in the darkroom for more than 40 years and has worked with the art, craft and science of ‘alternative’ photographic processes since 1994. More information click professional instructors.  Black and white print (more…)

Combination Printing Gum Over Palladium/ Cyanotype/Ziatype – Ellie Young – 3 days

  • July 31, 2022 - August 1, 2022
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

COMBINATION PRINTING:  GUM OVER CYANOTYPE/PALLADIUM/ ZIATYPE ABOUT THE PROCESS Gum prints are essentially photographically controlled watercolor prints made in a 19th Century process called gum bichromate. Gum arabic is mixed with watercolor paint and photosensitive dichromate, and painted onto paper. When exposed to light in contact (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…)