Cyanotype papers tested

Papers for traditional / classic cyanotype process

Christina Z. Anderson spends her hard earned money ($1613) on paper research for cyanotype papers and generously shares the results. Writer and photography / Christina Z. Anderson Over the last twenty years of practicing alternative processes, good papers for alt have come and gone on the market—Weston Diploma Parchment being one example. Worse, formerly excellent papers have gone the buffered … Read more

Tim Rudman

Tim Rudman

Tim Rudman is known by many for his work with Lith prints. Apart from substantial work with the process he is also the author of several books. From: UK. Shows: Lithprint. Tim Rudman is a fine art photographer and printer who works in silver gelatine based printing processes and although he loves ‘pure’ black and white printing he has become … Read more

Straining casein for photography

Breast milk and the casein print

Writer and photography / Christina Z. Anderson Christina Z. Anderson – author of Gum printing and other amazing contact printing processes, amongst other books – experiments yet again and this time uses breast milk to make casein prints or cottage cheese. Over the last two decades I have concentrated my photographic practice and research in the area of 19th century … Read more

Advanced Carbon Transfer Workshops

Attend an advanced Carbon Transfer Workshop with veteran carbon printer Calvin Grier. WHO Just you. These workshops are individual so we can adjust the speed and what we cover to meet your interests. Since there is so much information to cover about advanced carbon practices, it is recommended that workshop attendees have some experience printing in carbon or have an … Read more

Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists

Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists makes one of the oldest known photographic processes easy for the 21st century using simple digital negative methods. Christina Z. Anderson’s in-depth discussion begins with a history of salted paper printing, then covers the salted paper process from beginner to intermediate level, with step-by-step instructions and an illustrated troubleshooting guide. Including … Read more

Jill Enfield

Jill Enfield

Jill Enfield has been working with and lecturing about infrared film and hand-painting since the 80’s. From: New York, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes, Kallitypes, Liquid emulsion, Platinum & palladium, Vandykes. In the last few years Jill has been using liquid emulsion to put images on tiles. 1990 Jill began teaching an alternative process class at Parsons School of Design and fell … Read more

Would We Be Missed, 1 Hand colored with pencils, 12x16 inches, Arches Platine

The gumoil process

Kelly Wrage has been working with the gumoil process after being introduced to gumoils by Cotton Miller in one of Christopher James’ workshops, she shares her experience in this instructional article. Writer and photography / Kelly Wrage I first heard about the gumoil process in July of 2013. I was introduced to it during an advanced alternative processesworkshop in Santa … Read more

The Carbon Print by Sandy King and John Lockhart

The Carbon Print by Sandy King and John Lockhart

This book is currently not for sale, it may be in the future. In the meantime we recommend this one: Carbon Transfer Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual, Featuring Contemporary Carbon Printers and Their Creative Practice by Sandy King, Don Nelson and John Lockhart Buy from Amazon.com Buy from Amazon.co.uk Reviews the extensive history of carbon transfer and related pigment processes.   … Read more

Christina Z. Anderson

Christina Z. Anderson

Christina Z. Anderson from Montana, USA shows her gallery with a very personal series of tricolor gum over cyanotype and Mordancages. From: Bozeman, Montana, USA. Shows: Mordancage and Gum over cyanotype. Christina Z. Anderson’s work focuses on the contemporary vanitas printed in a variety of 19th century photographic processes, primarily gum and casein bichromate, salted paper, cyanotype, and palladium. Anderson’s work has … Read more