Cheshire Art League Floral Cyanotype Zoom Demo
Yvonne Gordon Moser will demonstrate the process and the materials needed to create floral cyanotypes. Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print.
The process involves mixing two chemicals: potassium ferricyanide and ammonium citrate to create a photosensitive solution. This is then applied straight after mixing to an absorbent surface (paper, fabric, bone, leather, shell, etc.) after which it is left in a dark place to dry. Allowing light to reach the paper during the drying process will spoil the print. The paper (or substrate) can then be stored in a lightproof container or bag before use.
Prints can then be made by placing a negative (object or a photographic negative) onto the surface and exposing the coated surface to sunlight or an ultraviolet lamp. Results are usually obtained after about 10-20 mins, though this can vary considerably due to the strength of the sun and the surface being used to create the print. It’s best to create a test piece prior to exposure to ensure you get the results you want.
Yvonne Gordon-Moser is a regionally recognized artist, art therapist and author. Yvonne founded The Branford Art Center and YMG Wellness LLC in 2015. She is currently living with her husband as a nomad in their RV and working electronically with Art and Soul Art Therapy in Madison.
Please register for this Zoom program. All registrants will receive the emailed Zoom link at 8:30am on October 4.
This program is sponsored by the Cheshire Art League.
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