The New Cyanotype kit allows you to create an image in stable Prussian blue pigment. It is a ‘single-bottle’ sensitizer solution having a long shelf life. Requiring UV exposure to yield a superbly graduated tonal scale on water colour papers. The image is developed out in water – no other chemicals are required. Colour may be easily modified by a variety of toning agents – it can be applied to fabrics and other surfaces.
THE CYANOTYPE HISTORY
Sir John Herschel’s traditional cyanotype process practiced since 1840 became known as Blueprint. The drawbacks of the traditional cyanotype process were overcome in 1995 with this chemically up-dated version by Mike Ware. http://www.mikeware.co.uk/mikeware/New_Cyanotype_Process.html