DIY Kit: Cyanotype Printing & Tray Kit



Create your own cyanotype print at home in the style of Anna Atkins, who is considered to be a pioneering female photographer. Then simply add this to your rustic tray!

Teach yourself how to make a sun print, 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!

What's included in the price?

Your kit includes:

- Sponge Brush x1
- Bottle of ‘Part A’ Potassium Ferricyanide powder – 9g
- Bottle of ‘Part B’ Ferric Ammonium Citrate powder – 21.5g
- White rustic tray 23x18cm x1
- Varnish pot 10ml
- 300gsm paper x2
- '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
- Strong craft/PVA glue or laminator

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


Emma Mapp at Mapp of London

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Children
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Father's Day
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Mother's Day
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Romantic
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • UK Holiday
  • Vision impaired
  • Wheelchair users


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