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Cyanotype workshop with Kim Tillyer, Thursday 24 May


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The wonderful Kim Tillyer is running a workshop on Cyanotype at Linden Print Studio on Thursday 24 May.

Cyanotype was invented in 1824 by Sir John Herschel. This is the man, photographed by Julia Margaret Cameron:

Very quickly, botanist Anna Atkins started using the technique to record plants. She is often considered the first woman photographer.

Here's one of her images:

(image: Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=455356)

So, cyanotype has a beautiful and long history, connecting art and architecture, science and design. Come and find out more about the process for yourself by booking a space on the course...Kim knows a lot more than me!

#printmaking #cyanotype #kimtillyer #artclass

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