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Cyanotype Workshop

Sunday 4 July 12:00 (GMT +0)

A workshop suitable for beginners

Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Location: Online, Zoom and Instagram live

Online, Zoom and (Instagram live for those who would like to watch)

Suitable for beginners, this alternative processes course introduces participants to the use of a traditional Victorian photographic technique as a way of creating unique images from home.


  • Introduction to cyanotype & alternative processes
  • A brief history of pioneers and contemporary artists who work with cyanotype.
  • Mixing chemistry & coating paper by hand.
  • Creating a first cyanotype print with a digital negative or objects
  • Washing ‘fixing’ first print
  • Creating a second print
  • Bleaching and toning print with tea
  • Washing ‘fixing’ second print
  • Dry and exhibit
  • Finish for the day

You will need:

  • Ammonium Ferric Citrate
  • Potassium Ferricyanide
  • Jacquard Cyanotype Set (Optional)
  • Sodium carbonate, (washing soda)
  • Hydrogen Peroxide (Optional)
  • Tea bags
  • Water (distilled if possible)
  • Watercolour Paper
  • Brush
  • Measuring Graduate
  • Scale
  • 3 containers for mixing
  • Sink or bucket or tray
  • Gloves
  • Clothesline (optional)
  • Clothespins (optional)


There are a maximum of 15 places available for the session, so early booking is essential.

More information here

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