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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 Workshop Season has BEGUN!

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 £90  Book Now
Group of 2 £45 each Book Now

3 or more to a max. of 8 or Planned Workshops currently:

  • May 18th FULL
  • May 25th FULL
  • June 8th
  • June 15th
  • June 22nd 4 places
  • June 29th
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£30 each 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.

"Libby ran an inspiring Cyanotype workshop for our year 7s in groups of around 20 children.  She had them captivated from the start and for the whole hour and half with all wanting to do more!  The results were amazing and have made a beautiful display in school along with lots they could take home too.  We would highly recommend her as a visiting artist as she was great with the children and was able to link this to the history behind the process too.  Thank you for an inspiring and captivating workshop."
Pinewood School  Art Department (May 2022)