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MANHATTAN GRAPHICS CENTER

250 WEST 40 STREET, 5TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10018
212-219-8783

THANKS TO FRIENDS OF MGC: 

The Jockey Hollow Foundation  |  The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation | The Scherman Foundation for its generous and continuing support | The Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Foundation | New York City Department of Cultural Affairs | Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation | Friends and MGC members who have made donations to the Center | New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature | Our programs are supported in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Cyanotype is an early form of photography known for its rich blues. In this one-day workshop we will create photograms on paper (one-of-a-kind direct prints from found objects). We will also print photographs from our own digital negatives made in advance of the class. We will expose our prints by means of artificial light in the studio and, weather permitting, in sunlight. We will learn how to tone prints - lightening and darkening, and altering the characteristic blue color. Watercolor paper and light-sensitive chemicals will be provided. No prior experience necessary.

 

*Chemicals and paper are included in the class fee. The instructor will reach out to students prior to the class with information about what to bring*

CYANOTYPE

$180.00Price
  • Saturday 10:30am - 4:30pm

    June 22

    Limited to 6 students

    *includes 6 hours of open workshop time

  • William Waitzman is a printmaker, illustrator and painter. His illustrations have appeared in many publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Barron’s.