Preparation & use for Siderotypes: Cyanotype, Vandyke Brown, Argyrotype, Ziatype, and the silver halide process of B&W silver gelatin v.1.5

The Special Edition Art Project was created to afford photographers and artists practical access to the creation of wet-processed photographic prints. This photographic processes user guide focusses instruction on classic B&W silver gelatin printmaking as well as the historic light-sensitive iron based Siderotypes processes of Cyanotype (iron), Vandyke Brownprint, aka VDB, (silver / gold), Argyrotype (silver / gold), and Ziatype (palladium … Read more

Chelin Miller

Chelin Miller

Chelin Miller, a South American artist living in both Latin America and the United Kingdom is inspired by different cultural influences around the world to create her work. From: Bogota, Colombia, South America Shows: Argyrotype, Cyanotypes, Pinholes, Platinum and Palladium, Van Dykes. Chelin is a visual artist specialising in documentary photography and filmmaking, with focus on historical alternative processes. She … Read more

Argyrotype print inspection

Argyrotype process

Argyrotype is a user-friendly iron-based silver printing process that produces brown images on plain paper. It is derived from the Argentotype, Kallitype, and Vandyke processes of the 19th Century, but has greater simplicity, improved image stability, and longer sensitizer shelf-life.