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Suitable for complete beginners or as a refresher course. Learn how to use this extremely creative and beautifully simple photographic process and come away with your own set of 5 original hand made prints at the end of the session. With plenty of time to experiment in a fun and relaxed environment, Lucy will demonstrate each stage and be on hand throughout the workshop to offer support and advice Suitable for individuals, groups, families and...
Devon - Next course on 25th May 2019
Sun printing is a primitive form of photography. Using cyanotype chemicals and sunshine you can capture plants and objects onto paper, textiles and silk. Bridget mainly works with silk and other natural materials creating beautiful sun printed scarves, cushions and bags building up from working on paper, to experimenting with setacolour soleil colour printing depending on which direction you wish to go in.
The Cyanotype photographic printing process was used in the 19th century by architects, engineers and scientists to copy drawings. It utilises the power of mixing ammonium citrate and potassium ferricyanide with sunlight to produce beautiful blue images. It is such a magical process and people are always really pleased and excited with their results. NB. the chemical is odourless and harmless when used under normal conditions. Using the Cyanotype process, you will learn how to...
Strathclyde - Next course on 7th September 2019
Creative Blue Retreat : 7, 8 September , 10.30am-4.30pm Join Textile Artist Elisabeth Viguie-Culshaw and Edinburgh based Book Binder Cassandra Barron for a hands-on weekend exploring the creative potential of Indigo dye and bookbinding. Our base for the two days will be the fabulous Woodlands workspace a creative Unit in a community garden in the West end of Glasgow. - easily accessible by car and public transport. Over the weekend we'll be taking inspiration from...
Essex - Next course on 12th October 2019
This workshop will enable you to print cyanotype on fabric. The fabric will then be used to embellish a simple cotton bag made by you. We will make prints using negatives, objects and templates in the morning. Our prints can dry over lunch and after lunch we will be putting the bag together Angenita Hardy-Teekens – Cyanotype Printed Bag £65.00 | 12th October - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM | Spaces available: 6 All Materials...
Learn how to create cyanotype prints – the original Victorian blue print. Taking inspiration from the garden and hedgerows around the farm, you’ll use seasonal plants and flowers to produce original prints. At the end of the session you’ll take home your three or four small A6 prints and one larger A4 size print. They’ll look great on the wall at home! Cyanotype print making needs plenty of sunlight so this course only takes place...
Cyanotype is an alternative photography technique that produces a vivid Prussian blue print. The same process used to historically make blueprints! The process allows you to make photographic image from either found objects or from digitally prepared negatives. In this evening course you will learn to make cyanotypes from both found objects and from digitally prepared images. Suitable for beginners.  Tutor: Steve Clarkson This is a 2 evening course over two Thursdays 6-8pm Dates of...
- Next course on 1st September 2019
The concept for the course is to focus on painting fabric as a base for embroidery, introducing participants to using silk paints on woven and non-woven fabrics. You will be encouraged as participants to take inspiration from local wild flowers and the landscape and be led through a design process to create up to three small pieces of work suitable for framing. If the weather permits, we will add in some sun printing with dyes...
Cumbria - Next course on 8th August 2019
£75 inc a lovely 2 course lunch, fresh coffees and cream tea During this fascinating day with Kim you will learn about the history and technical process of cyanotype and proceed to coat papers and/or material to create unique prints using found objects (from the garden , stencils or prepared negatives and watch as the sunlight magically develops your works of art. The Cyanotype process involves painting with a light sensitive emulsion on to paper...