ONE DAY WORKSHOP
2019 DATES COMING SOON
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
Social connection with yourself, others
INCLUDED IN THIS WORKSHOP
Professional Art Supplies Provided
Entry requirements: None
Minimum Age: 16
Max # of students: 4
Registration Deadline: 1 week before start date
Instructor: Kristin MacPherson
The instructor showed us a bunch of cool things but my favourite was the polaroid transfers. I did not even know it was possible.
1005 Wellings Road, Regina, SK S4K 0A2
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.