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DIY Kit: Cyanotype Christmas Card Printing Kit

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Description

Create your own cyanotype print at home in the style of Anna Atkins, who is considered to be a pioneering female photographer.

Teach yourself how to make Christmas Card sun prints, otherwise known as a cyanotype - this type of printing is unique in that it is a form of photography that does not require a camera or an expensive darkroom.

Engineers used the process well into the 20th century as a simple and low-cost process to produce copies of drawings, referred to as blueprints.

The printing process is accessible, super easy and you will be able to create a stunning final work of art with its signature Prussian blue colour within minutes!

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

- Bottle of ‘Part A’ Potassium Ferricyanide powder – 9g
- Bottle of ‘Part B’ Ferric Ammonium Citrate powder – 21.5g
- x6 A6 (105x148mm) blank 240gsm cards
- x6 120gsm envelopes
- x6 pre cut card to print on
- 'How to' Instructions

What you will need

- Apron
- White card to print on
- Dried botanicals, leaves etc
- Bowl of room temperature water
- Non UV glass pane or cling film
- Bulldog clips or pegs
- Hair drier
- Canvas or stiff board
- Enthusiasm!

I have successfully made prints in doors during the winter months - just place near a window to expose to UV light.

Contact

Emma Mapp at Mapp of London
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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Christmas
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Hearing impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Vision impaired
  • Wheelchair users

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Price

£37.95

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