Line drawing cyanotypes

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Line drawing cyanotypesshow details + $250.00 (AUD)  

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  • Line drawing cyanotypes
    5 November 2022
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cyanotypes can be created using line drawings. This unique technique involves making a film negative by scratching through a layer of ink on a transparency film. The ink is rolled onto the film and dried. Using an etching needle you create your drawing by scratching through the thin layer of ink on the film; this process is not unlike drawing into a ground on a metal plate (for intaglio work).

The drawing on the film is placed in contact with the prepared cyanotype paper and exposed in sunlight or a UV light unit. The cyanotypes are then washed out in tap water. Each participant will make an edition of 4 cyanotypes, with a couple of proof prints.


A workshop that explores a combination of line drawing and the early photographic technique of cyanotype, no previous experience necessary.

Fee includes light lunch and all materials: $250
Maximum 4 participants. Covid-safe lunch in outdoor area, in beautiful garden setting.
For more information contact Dianne Longley: 0414 891 952 or

Line drawing cyanotypes
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