Saturday, October 12 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor: Ziwei Huang
This one-day cyanotype class is perfect for anyone who wants to get a hands-on experience of cyanotype, a photographic printing process discovered in the 19th century. Using cyanotype printing you can turn everyday objects into fascinating, mysterious compositions. Its familiar colour, cyan blue, can also be transformed as if by magic. In this class, you will learn about varieties of cyanotype image making and fully explore the potential of this authentic and unique artistic medium.
During this class, you will learn how to:
You will also learn about the history and influence of cyanotype and other similar printing techniques.
About the Instructor: Ziwei is an Edmonton-based photographer and visual artist. Born and raised in China, Ziwei has travelled extensively and been exposed to and influenced by a variety of cultures and art. He has a keen eye for discovering the beauty of street life. In his artistic practice, Moreover, he often surrenders himself to chance, allowing accidents playing a role in both his life and artistic practices. Ziwei is a student in The Department of Art & Design at the University of Alberta.
Supplies: Participants receive a 20% discount on these supplies:
Instructor brings: plastic trays, instant coffee, soda, sheets of watercolour paper for printing