12 beautiful cyanotypes illustrate the calendar.

Anna Atkins tribute calendar

Our Anna Atkins tribute calendar featuring 12 beautiful cyanotypes in honour of Anna Atkins. 90+ artists sent in cyanotypes and 12 were selected to feature in our calendar to brighten your wall.   Anna Atkins tribute calendar – works for any year Buy on Lulu – ships everywhere Rated 5/5 “Unbelievable creativity and excellence. 12 fabulous cyanotypes.” Undated (“un-yeared” is a better word, has dates, but not year), works for … Read more

Anna Atkins created labels with the specimen's scientific name at the bottom of the page.

How to print an Anna Atkins cyanotype

Apart from being a brilliant scientist and botanist, Anna Atkins was also an artist. She created numerous prints from plants, lace and feather arrangements. This is how you can print your own cyanotypes in Anna Atkins’ style. We have done research, but not managed to find out a lot on paper or oils used, so if you possess ANY knowledge at all in terms of which paper or oil was … Read more

Wet Cyanotype by Sonja Schaeffeler

Sonja Schaeffeler

Sonja Schaeffeler is a photographer and graphic designer venturing into the cyanotype process, experimenting with dry and wet cyanotype and toning. She is particularly drawn to plants and blossoms. From: Egg, Zurich, Switzerland. Shows: Botanical cyanotypes As a photographer, Sonja Schaeffeler is interested in all forms of photography and loves working with light. Professionally she made the switch from analogue to digital photography at the time but continued experimenting with … Read more

Photograph of Anna Atkins from 1861, licensed by Creative Commons.

Anna Atkins

In 1843 Anna Atkins published the first book of photography made using the cyanotype process called British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions. If you are a cyanotyper, you may also be interested in our tribute event to this true pioneer. Anna Children (maiden name of Anna Atkins) is born 16th of March 1799 in Tonbridge, Kent, UK, the daughter of John George Children (1777-1852) and Hester Anne Holwell (1777-1799). The house of … Read more

Bridget Arnold

Bridget Arnold is a cyanotypist from Devon in the UK, and brings cyanotypes to everyday objects such as lampshades and household objects. From: Devon, UK. Shows: Cyanotypes. Bridget Arnold was born and bred in Devon, UK, her passion for nature and the place that she lives comes from that connection. She is fortunate to live on the edge of Dartmoor and next to the Granite Tramway where she can walk, … Read more

Cyanotype by Marion Sidebottom

Marion Sidebottom

Marion Sidebottom describes herself as a nature-based artist and photographer who is particularly drawn to botanical subjects and working with botanical materials. From: Burnham-on-Crouch in Essex, UK. Shows: Cyanotypes. Marion Sidebottom has been experimenting with using plants in her work since researching for her MA in Art and Design in 2014. For a few years her main focus was photographing ancient trees and woodlands and working with environmental charities including … Read more

Ralph Rinke Platinum palladium

Ralph Rinke

Ralph Rinke is a Fine Art Photographer living in North Vancouver on the West coast of Canada. He shares his Cyanotypes and Platinum Palladiums. From: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Shows: Cyanotypes and Platinum palladium. With camera in hand for over fifty years, Ralph Rinke has for decades, created photographs for individuals and corporations alike. Currently, he is exploring the work of the avant-garde Czech and German photographers from the … Read more