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Cyanotype Workshop (including DIY art kit worth £25)

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West Elm

The Bentall Centre

Kingston upon Thames

London

KT1 1TP

United Kingdom

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Don’t be blue, try something new!

During this 3 hour introductory workshop you will:

· Get an overview of the cyanotype process and what a cyanotype is.
· Learn how to prepare your own light-sensitive cyanotype paper.
· Explore ways of creating your very own pieces of art using objects and negatives.
· Practise exposing and developing the paper to produce prints.

· Each person will produce a variety of bespoke pieces of art ready to put on your walls.

· You also get to take away a DIY cyanotype art kit complete with everything you will need to continue to print at home.

Workshop Description:

Cyanotype is one of the earliest forms of photographic process (It dates back to the mid-1800s) distinctive for its Prussian blue monochrome prints produced in sunlight. This is an effective way of introducing newcomers to photography and the principles of light and light sensitive materials.

The process involves contact printing objects and negatives onto light-sensitive paper in the sun. The historical process is fun, easy to learn, ideal for experimentation, and can be done at home with your very own diy cyanotype art kit.

Things you will need:

· Materials that you would like to make prints, for example, flowers, feathers, buttons, leaves with interesting shapes, semi-transparent materials, ideas for drawings or paper cut-outs, negatives or digital print-outs onto transparencies. There will be an array of materials and objects provided to use on the day too so don’t panic!

·An apron or old clothes (splashes of the liquids can stain)

·And lastly your lovely selves!

Light refreshments and treats provided.


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West Elm

The Bentall Centre

Kingston upon Thames

London

KT1 1TP

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 1 day before event

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