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Introduction to Cyanotypes with Perdita Phillips

March 12, 2022 @ 10:00 am 3:00 pm

Learn how to make basic cyanotype prints with the sun in this hands-on alternative photography workshop with Perdita Phillips

Cost: $110
Venue: Arts Hub (Corner of Doney and Garfield St, Narrogin)
Register: Book directly with the artist, via Eventbrite HERE. If you need a hand with booking online, we’re happy to help you at Arts Space.

About this event

Discover the patterns and textures of plants from your garden with this this easy, low-toxicity process. Watch as the chemical reaction takes place in front of your eyes when pre-sensitised paper is exposed to sunlight: turning found foliage into ‘blueprints’ of the living world.

In this 5-hour workshop, participants will explore basic cyanotype techniques including making a solar print on pre-prepared paper before preparing sensitised paper and printing your own. Participants have the option of more extended techniques using provided stencils/digital negatives or working with own drawings on plastic film.

Paper, chemicals and basic safety equipment will be provided with participants encouraged to bring along plant clippings, feathers, fabric and other materials from home. Further details will be emailed upon ticket purchase.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we ask all guests to sanitise their hands upon entry and sign in via the SafeWA or ServicesWA app or on the physical register provided, and to comply with any directions from event staff. Please be prepared to wear masks during the workshop and show proof of vaccination, depending on mandatory requirements for the venue. Further information will be provided prior to the event. The most recent Covid-19 requirements for various Arts Narrogin events can be found below. If you are feeling unwell or have any flu-like symptoms, please do not attend the event. If, due to Covid restrictions, you are unable to attend or this event is cancelled then a full refund will be made. We thank you for your cooperation.

This workshop will run with a minimum of 8 and maximum of 12 people.

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