Cyanotypes

A big thank you to Sarah Crawley, co-worker, friend and talented artist, who allowed me to crash two of her recent Cyanotype classes at Martha Street Studio. Cyanotype is a photographic printing technique that produces beautiful cyan-blue prints. The process involves coating your paper with two chemicals: ammonium iron(III) citrate and potassium ferricyanide. The paper is then put in contact with a photographic negative and exposed to UV light. Tap water is used to wash out the paper and voila...