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Introduction to the Darkroom

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dot-art Darkroom

The Cotton Exchange Building

Old Hall Street

Liverpool

L3 9JR

United Kingdom

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This 1 day workshop is designed for anyone who has taken images using a film camera and wishes to print their own photographs in a darkroom

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This one day workshop is designed for anyone who has taken images using a film camera and wishes to print their own photographs in a darkroom. Suitable for complete beginners who are new to photo making.

27th November 10am-5pm, (£65 for one day course)

***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660***

Programme

In a small group, you will be taken through each basic component and process of using darkroom equipment, culminating in creating your very own black and white photographs from your own negatives, using Ilford chemicals and photographic paper provided by the tutor.

In one day you will cover:

  • Introduction to the room and materials & health & safety
  • Different kinds of format 
  • Setting up the enlarger
  • Making a contact print
  • Making a test strip
  • Creating the first print
  • Using filters 
  • Dodging & Burning
  • Creating your final prints
  • Summary

Tutor: Clare Marie Bailey

Clare is based in Anglesey and works as an analogue photographer and instant Polaroid artist. She also co-hosts the Sunny 16 Podcast and has just had her work published alongside Andy Warhol and other instant photography artists in the amazing new book: Polaroid Now.

Dates 

27th November 10am-5pm

Venue

dot-art Darkroom

The Cotton Exchange Building

Old Hall Street, L3 9JR

Cost

£65 for 1 full day

Materials

You will need to bring ready-processed black & white 35mm negatives, already cut up into strips in a negative file/sleeve to work/print from in the darkroom.

All other chemicals and papers will be provided on the day. 

Notes

There are a maximum of 3 places available on each session, so early booking is essential.

Cancellations / Refunds

Once you have made your course booking you are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.

Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.

If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.

dot-art may use your details to contact you about forthcoming events, classes or developments that may be of interest. 

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Date and time

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dot-art Darkroom

The Cotton Exchange Building

Old Hall Street

Liverpool

L3 9JR

United Kingdom

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Refund policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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dot-art was founded in Liverpool in 2006 and specialises in affordable, high quality, locally sourced art. We work with over 100 artists to provide an unrivalled choice of original art and limited edition prints for home or business, as well as offering a range of complementary services including; commissions, art rental, art consultancy, exhibition planning and implementation, bespoke framing, art valuation and restoration and artist sourcing.

All our work supports our not-for profit arm, dot-art Services CIC, which exists to support North-West based visual artists, both emerging and established, through a range of services and opportunities designed to help them develop their careers and gain exposure and promotion for their work, as well as delivering a programme of art classes (see: dot-art.co.uk/art-classes) across a range of Liverpool venues; Bluecoat; Everymans Theatre, the Williamson Tunnesl, Make Liverpool and Baltic Creative; and dot-art Schools, our innovative inter school art competition, launched in 2012 (see: schools.dot-art.com). 

Visit our gallery: 14 Queen Avenue, Castle Street, Liverpool, L2 4TX

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