Kallitype, Vandyke Brown, and Argyrotype by Don Nelson




Kallitype, Vandyke Brown, and ArgyrotypeA Step-by-Step Manual of Iron-Silver Processes Highlighting Contemporary Artists

The book includes:

    • Focusing on three iron-silver processes—kallitype, Vandyke Brown, and argyrotype—this book will guide readers through how to create prints using these accessible and historic processes in the digital age.Often termed the Brownprint processes, author Donald W. Nelson provides step-by-step detail on how to create prints using kallitype, Vandyke brown, and argyrotype methods, including information on the materials needed, troubleshooting issues, and examples from contemporary artists. The book consists of two parts. Part I is a step-by-step how-to section including all the information that a practitioner at any level needs to achieve successful kallitype, Vandyke brown, and argyrotype prints. Part II is devoted to contemporary artists who have integrated the process into their creative practice.The book includes the following:
      • A list of equipment and supplies needed
      • Concise step-by-step instructions for creating kallitype, Vandyke brown, and argyrotype prints successfully
      • Troubleshooting common issues
      • A range of creative ideas on how to use the processes in the classroom
      • Examples from over 20 contemporary artists, including their prints and how they came to make them

      Ideal for students and professionals alike, this book is an accessible introduction to alternative process photography.

Additional information

Weight 750 g