Cyanotype, Printing with Light | September 8, 2024, 12-3pm

Ladyfingers Letterpress

Sunday, September 8, 2024, 12-3pm

Great For:

No prior experience in photography or alternative printing is required. All skill levels are welcome!

The Class:

In this class we will explore cyanotype printing, a photographic process which combines a chemical mixture that is reactive to the sun and produces cyan-blue prints.

We’ll cover chemistry and materials, preparation of solution, exposure techniques, processing and finishing.

Students will have time to experiment with composition, layering, and masking techniques to create a collection of one-of-a-kind prints.

Supplies Provided:

Cyanotype chemicals (potassium ferricyanide and ferric ammonium citrate).

Substrates (paper, fabric, etc.).

Basic tools and equipment (brushes, trays, etc.).

Students are encouraged to bring small objects (stones, figurines, jewelry), photo negatives, images, or fabric for experimentation and printing.

Instructor:

Jessica Kranz, a versatile multidisciplinary artist in Colorado Springs, creates with a range of mediums such as collage, printmaking, paint, and sculpture to weave artistic narratives. With an Art and Visual Culture Education degree from The University of Arizona, Jessica's creations resonate with a passion for vibrant color dynamics and compelling storytelling. Her artworks invite viewers to ponder their own existence and surroundings, encouraging both personal growth and collective introspection.

Fees:

$75.00 Workshop Fee 

$10 Supply Fee 

This includes the workshop, all worksheets, and materials for prints. (please update if needed)

Registration is non-refundable or exchangeable. Additional supplies available for purchase at Ladyfingers Letterpress should you desire them. All students receive a 10% discount on all in-store purchases on the day of the workshop.


Collections: Ladyfingers Letterpress, Workshops


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