Friday, October 29, 2010

Cyanotype Workshop at the Target Gallery



Where:
The Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center
When: Sunday, November 13, 10 am - 6 pm, part of Fotoweek DC programming!
Price: $75 ($60 class fee + $15 material fee)

Registration
email - targetgallery@torpedofactory.org
phone - 703.838.4565 x4

Description
The cyanotype is often the first process you will encounter in alternative/non-silver process photography. The reason for this is the simplicity in the technique and the likelihood you will make a successful print in a short period of time! This one-day workshop will be broken down into two parts, covering the basic history and introduction to the cyanotype process, toning your final prints (in case blue isn’t right for your subject, as well as explore alternative surfaces on which to print cyanotypes. No prior photographic knowledge is required. Each artist will take home 3 final cyanotype prints, along with an information packet on how to continue making cyanotypes at home, and a Hake brush for coating your paper.
 
Instructor
Allison Nance is an artist whose focus is in photography and mixed media. She received her degree in photography from East Carolina University’s School of Art and Design in 2003, and currently lives and works in the Alexandria, VA. She is also co-founder of microWave project, whose mission is to act as a conduit between artists & groups and businesses to provide space for temporary pop-up, “micro” galleries in the DC metro area.

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