MAY 18, 1-4PM

Cyanotype is a fun and easy way to get involved in photography. If you've ever wondered how to do a sun print or what a blueprint really is, this class is for you. The cyanotype process produces a photographic image using iron salts and was invented by John Herschel in the mid-1800’s. Cyanotypes widely recognized as one of the easiest and affordable avenues into photography. This class seeks to break beyond the cyanotype’s blue connotation through chemical toning and offers an historically informed technical means of toning photographs, suiting both first-timers and those acquainted with the process.  In this class, students will learn to tone cyanotypes using eco-friendly household materials. Students will leave the class with their very own collection of toned hand-made cyanotype prints. 

MEGAN RATLIFF taught art through Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership before moving to Seoul to teach art at an international high school. After finishing their masters' degree they ran a private academy's darkroom and taught photography courses in Edinburgh, Scotland.