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Learn to Capture the Sun for Yourself

“Well thank you so much Libby for such a lovely afternoon – we absolutely loved it….Everyone was raving about what a fantastic and unique experience we had had all night.”  Becky (May 2022)

“Such a brilliant workshop…really fascinating to learn about this process and totally relaxed! We would love to do it again!”  Sarah (August 2021)

Cyanotype Workshops

I’m passionate about the Cyanotype process.  The reaction of two simple iron compounds reacting with sunshine to produce photographic blue prints never ceases to amaze.  But it is the Alchemy of the wash process; when a new print reveals its secret and ethereal, blue image that got me hooked on the process in the first place.  And it is one of my favourite parts of teaching the Cyanotype Workshops ~ I’m always watching for the inevitable delight and wonder on the participant’s faces.

Run from a specifically designed space beside my studio, the 2 hour workshops are a chance to have an ‘Experimental Delve’ into the Cyanotype Process in small and relaxed groups ensuring everyone gets the attention they need.

                      

Combining Art and Creativity, with some Science and Photographic History, you’ll learn to mix the solutions to make your own light sensitive paper, and learn techniques to capture the sun that will produce at least two Photographic Blue Prints of your own to take home (& more if we’re lucky to have the sun shine on us*).
* If we are unlucky to have no sunshine we use the UV lamps in the studio so the workshop can take place whatever the weather.

  Learn an ancient technique that requires no specialist or costly equipment, and with a little imagination take home a simple, affordable creative hobby that could, if I'm anything to go by, easily become a healthy obsession.

 

Private 1:1 £60  Book Now
2 People £30pp Book Now
3 or more to a maximum of 8 £20pp Book Now

 

I also run private group bookings for Parties (including Children’s), Businesses and large Group Workshops, including Projects for Schools and Charities. Please contact me to discuss your unique requirements.