1.Mix A & B equally just before you use it.
2.Paint the solution on to paper or fabric in low room light – (not in sunlight or under bright lights)
NB:Use the solution sparingly for better results. You can expose on cloudy or even wet days – just takes longer to expose.
3. Dry with a hair dryer.
5. The image is “developed” in water – no other chemicals are required.
6. Hang on a peg to dry.
The Kit includes:
2 x 50ml bottles(A & B) to make 100 ml coating solution
10 x sheets of Cotton rag paper 5 x 7 inches
1 sponge brush 50mm
1 x set of instructions
The characteristic cyan blue colour is embedded in the fibres of the paper or fabric.
THE CYANOTYPE HISTORY
Sir John Herschel’s traditional cyanotype process practiced since 1842 known as a blueprint. The “Blue print” was used extensively as a copying process for engineers and architects.See the information on the New Cyanotype Mike Wares chemically updated version http://www.mikeware.co.uk/mikeware/Traditional_Cyanotype.html
See the information on the New Cyanotype Mike Wares chemically updated version and his most recent simple cyanotype for contrast control