Salt printing was discovered by Henry Fox Talbot in 1839 using paper, silver nitrate and light to create images In this practical workshop participants will go through the whole process of cyanotype and salt print and will explore its application in their own artistic activity.
Our workshop is for beginners. After a quick introduction to the history of cyanotypes and salt prints and how they are created, you will be shown how to safely mix and coat paper and then expose your design to ultraviolet light to produce beautiful art. You will be guided in design composition and shown how to create visually pleasing artwork step-by-step.
- What is salt print？
- Science behind salt printing
- How to make salt prints
- Photo emulsions for salt prints
- Photo papers
- About negatives
- How to adapt the process to other surfaces than paper
- Salt Printing in contemporary Art
The workshop will take place with at least 2 binding registrations.