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Cyanotype Day Course

Where? Leicester Print Workshop
When/how often? Sunday 21st May 10.00am - 4.00pm.
Who's teaching the course? Emma Gardner

Cyanotype is an old photographic process used to produce one-off cyan-blue images. An introduction to an alternative photographic process, this course will show you how to create an image using acetate negatives and to make photograms using found objects.
There will be a chance to experiment by applying the solution to different papers, fabric and card.

This course includes:

• Brief history of the process, examples and handouts
• How prepare a negative image on photoshop
• Chemical recipe and applying to paper
• Exposing images
• Experimenting with application onto fabrics and card

£70 / £63.00 concessions

About the Tutor

Emma Gardner is an artist and printmaker; she joined LPW as a member and volunteer after graduating in 2012 with a Degree in Fine Art from De Montfort University. In 2014 she became a studio volunteer, regularly assisting the studio team with the day to day running of the workshop. And was awarded Artist in Residence in 2015. Although her work is employs mostly photographic printmaking processes, she enjoys teaching a range of printmaking processes.

Alongside her practice she works as a part-time Programming Officer and Gallery Assistant at Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park in Warwickshire.

Course structure

Morning
• Brief history of the process, examples and handouts
• How to prepare a negative image on photoshop
• Chemical recipe and applying to paper

Afternoon
• Exposing images
• Experimenting with application onto fabrics and card
• Clear up & evaluation

  • Cyanotype by Emma Gardner
  • Cyanotype by Emma Gardner