Come join Joanna Aloysia and Kelly McKaig for a creative Sunday afternoon! In this workshop we will teach you the photographic process of cyanotyping. We will teach you how to mix these benign chemicals to make a photosensitive wash, sensitize the paper, how to make a photogram, and how to develop the image to get that amazing blue. After that, it’s all experimentation and hanging out in the sunshine.
This workshop will be mostly outdoors and will be a little messy, so plan for a day of playing with flowers, lightly splashing in water, and painting. We will be providing various objects to help you make a photogram: flowers, glass, feathers, leaves, paperclips, keys, safety pins, translucent fabric, lace, etc. Light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.
Please bring your own:
Paper (100% cotton or linen, sized but unbuffered)
Suggestions: lace, flowers, jewelry, keys, etc.
Cost: $100/person with a max capacity of 8 guests
Availability: 4 seats still open!
The location has changed due to potential rain: the event is now at the Albany Carroll Arts Building, 319 N Albany, Chicago, IL 60612.
We have some light boxes in the studio and if the weather cooperates we will enjoy the garden.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The street parking is abundant and free in front on the block around our building. The green line Kedzie stop is a 10 minute walk away.
What should I bring to the event?
Paper to sensitize and expose, your own lunch, and favorite objects that you would like to make an image with (it works well if if has a disctnct shape or is translucent).