PHOTO COLLAGE

PHOTO COLLAGE

155.00

ONE DAY WORKSHOP

2019 DATES COMING SOON

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How to collage using traditional analog photography techniques

Learn two analog printing techniques that are still so relevant and easy to do. You will combine cyanotypes with fabric, paper and stitching to create unique, funky projects. Learn the polaroid emulsion transfer process. After polaroid closed it disappeared out of general use. It is back. It is retro. It is super cool.

Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Engineers used the process well into the 20th century as a simple and low-cost process to produce copies of drawings, referred to as blueprints. Artists and photographers use it to create beautiful blue art prints.

Polaroid Emulsion Transfer is a process that enables you to shoot polaroid instant film and create unique artworks by transferring the photographic emulsion onto art paper!

YOU CAN EXPECT:

  • Demos and hands on time to practice the techniques

  • Exercises that allow you creative freedom to explore with out expectation of final results

  • Explorative activities that encourage a sense of adventure and play

  • Explore different collage techniques with your printed creations

  • direction is provided but you are allowed to explore your creative vision

CYANOTYPE SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • How to print with the analog print process. Including where to find chemistry. How to do it safely.

  • Learn develop times and rinse times to ensure your prints turn out great

  • Print objects and negatives.

  • print on different surfaces

EMULSION IMAGE TRANSFER SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • Where to find polaroid film that will work for image transfers

  • How to do the polaroid emulsion transfers with tips and tricks for best results.

BENEFITS TO YOU

  • Receive the benefits of the mindful qualities of creativity

  • Accepting, inclusive, safe environment in which to work.

  • Reflective and fun ways to get in touch with your authentic self

  • Embrace play

  • Social connection with yourself, others



INCLUDED IN THIS WORKSHOP

Professional Art Supplies Provided




Level: Beginners/Intermediate

Entry requirements: None

Minimum Age: 16

Max # of students: 4

Registration Deadline: 1 week before start date

Instructor: Kristin MacPherson

Testimonials

The instructor showed us a bunch of cool things but my favourite was the polaroid transfers. I did not even know it was possible.

-Art Enthusiast


LOCATION

1005 Wellings Road, Regina, SK S4K 0A2

 

FAQ'S

Do I have to have previous experience?
No, absolute beginners are welcome. No experience required. This workshop is suitable for anyone over eighteen years old. Please note: If accompanied by parent/guardian attending the workshop, then sixteen years old and over is acceptable.

What is encaustic paint?
Basically it is beeswax and pigment. Encaustic is a versatile, ancient medium made with beeswax and damar resin. Encaustic means to burn because heat is needed to use this medium.

 What should I wear?
Old shoes and warm clothing. The satellite studio space is cool, bring or dress in layers. It would suck to be cold all day.

What about lunch time?
We will be leaving the studio for a lunch break (approximately one hour).

Do I need specialized equipment to do this after the workshop?
You will need a heat source (It can be a simple as a hot iron.) Good ventilation...Summer is always around the corner :), beeswax and a inflexible surface to work on.

Is this like paint night?
No. It is better.   ;) You can personalize it.