examples of cyanotype process

Cyanotype Workshop

Sun 12 Sept 11:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 16:00

St Georges Centre

Join in with this hands on workshop with photographer Angela Heron.

Cyanotype printing is a light-sensitive printing process that was discovered in the 19th century and later used by architects, engineers and scientists to copy drawings. It is the original ‘blueprint’ process. 

 By coating a surface - such as paper, fabric or wood - with a mixture of iron salts and then exposing it to UV light, you can create beautiful blue images that are also called sun prints. The resulting blue colour can vary from a delicate Prussian blue to rich dark indigo, depending on the amount of UV light it is exposed to. 

In this workshop you will be using leaves, grasses, seed pods or feathers to block the light and create lovely blue and white compositions, which are then ‘fixed’ with water to make them permanent.  

 It is a simple, yet magical process, leaving people amazed and excited by their results.   

All materials provided.

Great for children but everyone can have a go.

Booking recommended suggested donation of £2 towards materials.



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