Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Lens less photography course. March 15th.

Saturdays 2 -4 pm
Starting 15th March 2014.
£60 for six sessions. Payable in advance please

Please note that we will not have a class on Easter Saturday - the 19th April - so we will have the last session on Saturday May 3rd.

This short course in lens-less photography will explore the use of various light sensitive materials for the creation of images without the use of extensive chemical processing. We will start by exploring the use of photographic papers, and materials coated with light sensitive chemicals, sunlight and the simplest of materials. We will then move on to making our own pinhole cameras and develop images in the darkroom.

Possible schedule depending on specific interests.

Week 1.Lumen prints. Using light sensitive photographic paper. Photograms and stencils.

Week 2. Lumen prints. Using common household substances as resists to create what are known as chemigrams.

Week 3. Introduction to Cyanotype. (Blue prints ~ one of the earliest light sensitive processes) Including Pellet prints and toning methods.

Week 4. Making acetate and paper negatives for Cyanotype.

Week 5. Introduction to pinhole cameras. Beer cans and long exposure solargraphs

Week 6. Making Pinhole cameras from matchboxes, shoeboxes, tins etc. Developing prints in the dark room.

Tim Russell is a Bournemouth based artist who works in a variety of media from photography and film, performance, and writing. He has been experimenting with alternative photographic processes for many years and is an experienced workshop leader. He studied Fine Art at the Arts University Bournemouth and his performance work has been shown internationally.

Artisan Community Art Studio.
1005 Wimborne Rd, Moordown, Bournemouth, Bh9 2bs

Please book your place by contacting the studio. 07729 829 209

Cheques payable to The Community Art Studio please

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