Cyanotypes on Fabrics and Paper

To celebrate National Nature Photography Day today join us for an introduction to the cyanotype process.

Cyanotypes on Fabrics and Paper

About Cyanotypes on Fabrics and Paper

To celebrate National Nature Photography Day today join us for an introduction
to the cyanotype process. This will be a day of experimentation; once you have learnt the basics of mixing chemicals and coating fabric & paper, you will be able to work at your own pace. The number of prints we will make will depend in part on the strength of the sun!

No experience is necessary. All materials provided, but you might want to bring some natural fabrics and/or some items to make prints with e.g. plants, feathers, lace (flat things that can be squashed under glass). An apron is recommended, to avoid blue stains from the chemicals. We will be working outdoors for some of the time. With artist Kit Martin.

We provide tea/coffee and cake in our adult workshops. Please bring a packed lunch.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Cyanotypes on Fabrics and Paper are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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