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Artful Cyanotypes - Wet Cyanotypes and creating colours
Artful Cyanotypes - Wet Cyanotypes and creating colours
Artful Cyanotypes - Wet Cyanotypes and creating colours
Artful Cyanotypes - Wet Cyanotypes and creating colours
Artful Cyanotypes - Wet Cyanotypes and creating colours
Artful Cyanotypes - Wet Cyanotypes and creating colours
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Artful Cyanotypes - Wet Cyanotypes and creating colours

Highlights

  • Delivered In-Person

  • All levels

Description

2 day course.

Learn how to create wet cyanotypes. These are an exciting way to capture natural forms by  exposing to the sun (or UV floodlight) whilst the chemistry is still wet.  The addition of vinegar, soap bubbles, salt, spices and pigments creates exciting, unpredictable and vibrant results.

An exciting & enriching course designed by artist and art educator Lucy Perry to immerse students in the magical world of cyanotypes. Lucy offers you a creative approach to this accessible and fascinating alternative photographic technique.

A unique opportunity to learn the cyanotype process and develop your own body of work.  Each two day course will focus on a particular cyanotype skill and will allow participants to develop their own ideas and imagery. Lucy is an experienced teacher (previously Head of Photography in school), she is able to teach you the techniques you need and mentor you to create your own work. 

Originating in the mid C19th cyanotypes were one of the earliest forms of photography and uses two iron compounds to create light sensitive surfaces, without needing a camera. It produces a unique Prussian blue image. Once you have mastered the basic process there are many ways to develop the techniques to produce exciting and creative personalised work.

LOW TECH

LOW ECO impact

ACCESSIBLE

NO DARK ROOM NEEDED

ADAPTABLE to create your own STYLE

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who loves to be creative. You might want to explore alternative photography but without the need for a darkroom. Participants could be at the beginning of their art journey or you might be an artist or designer with lots of experience who is looking for new ideas, and the opportunity to take part in new art practices with like-minded folk….new ways of seeing leading to new possibilities. It will also provide you with an opportunity to relax and focus on mindful activities.

Each two day course will focus on a specific aspect of the process and each is suitable for both beginners and those with some some knowledge of the process.

Children over 12 may attend when accompanied by a participating adult.

What is included?

All materials are included, as is tea and coffee. Aprons are provided. 

£170 per two day course.

Timings:

10 am - 3pm daily  4th-5th June - this is not a residential course, day-time tuition only.

Location:

Wingfield Barns is a unique and picturesque setting for the course; we are able to work in the studio and outside in the garden. It is easily accessible from Norfolk, Suffolk and the coast. The free carpark is across the road. We are based in Studio 4, to the right of the main barn, set back slightly.

Wingfield Barns, Church Road, Wingfield, Suffolk  IP21 5RA

Lucy Perry, founder of Artful Mind, has been an art educator since 1995 and has taught in a variety of schools and situations.  Her own work is in the fields of painting and printmaking - she exhibits colourful acrylic and mixed media artworks of floral forms and landscapes, as well as large mixed media cyanotype work embellished with screen printing and gold leaf.

What do past students say about Artful Mind workshops:

“Thank you so much for Saturday.  I am inspired!  I have a bunch of hellebores on the table ready to draw…. I really enjoyed the course and I think you may have got me going again. “

“Thanks for a fab day. I really enjoyed it.”

“Neither of us has had an art lesson since we were at school, but with kind encouragement and professional guidance, we found ourselves lost in the moment and having a fine, botanical time with Lucy and our fellow students.”

“Such a fun day. Thank you.”

“Grateful for your encouragement and gentle guidance. Can we do it all again?!”

 “A huge thank you for today! I had so much fun and absolutely loved working in charcoal.”

Follow me on instagram to see photos of workshops @lucyperryart



Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is included?

    All materials and necessary equipment will be provided for use on the day by Lucy, including aprons unless specified in course details. Any questions, please get in touch.

Location

Wingfield Barns Church Road, IP21 5RA, United Kingdom, Wingfield

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