Make you very own Cyanotypes with this handy, fun DIY kit!
This historical process involves contact printing objects and negatives onto light-sensitive paper in the sun. It is fun, easy to learn, ideal for experimentation, and can be done in your own home.
- 1 x Instruction booklet
- 1 x Bottle cyanotype sensitiser 50ml (coats approx 30-50 sheets of 10 x 8" paper)
- 1 x Light proof bag (to fit 10 x 8" paper)
- 1 x Foam brush (small)
- 1 x Pair of vinyl (powder and latex free) gloves
- 1 x Glass clip frame 10 x 8"
- 1 x Set of 4 bulldog clips
- 5 x Sheets of cotton watercolour paper
- 2 x A5 blank transparencies
- 1 x Screen printed notebook
- 1 X Sticker set
- 2 x Button pin badges
- A sense of playfulness
- Materials that you would like to make prints, for example: flowers, feathers, buttons, leaves with interesting shapes, semi-transparent materials, ideas for drawings or paper cut-outs, negatives or digital print-outs onto transparencies.
- An apron or old clothes (splashes of the liquids can stain)
- And lastly, your lovely selves!
Cyanotype is one of the earliest forms of photographic process (It dates back to the mid-1800s) distinctive for its Prussian blue monochrome prints produced in sunlight. This is an effective way of introducing newcomers to photography and the principles of light and light sensitive materials.
You can buy cyanotype art kit supplies separately here >>