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Library resources - Examples of Cyanotype process
Cyanotypes by Cyanotypes documents six distinct series of cyanotypes produced by visual artist, performer and composer Marclay in collaboration with Graphicstudio.Known as the inventor of 'turntablism', Marclay has explored the relationship between visual and sonic phenomena through his work in diverse media.In the cyanotypes, he reclaims the obsolete technology of the audio cassette as a tool for visual abstraction. First developed in the 1840s, the cyanotype is a camera-less photographic process performed by placing objects directly onto a photosensitive surface, resulting in a silhouetted image.Commonly known as 'blueprints', cyanotypes were famously used by nineteenth century botanist Anna Atkins and later by architects and engineers as a way of reproducing drawings.Marclay's cyanotypes capture the abstract tangles made by unspooled cassette tapes, inviting comparisons with the paintings of Jackson Pollock and other twentieth century artists.Designed by Swiss design firm NORM in collaboration with the artist, this volume includes a study of Marclay's experimentation and utilization of the cyanotype process and its broader contextualization with the history of the avant-garde by scholar Noam Elcott.
Call Number: N6537.M3635 A4 2011
Radioactive by "Radioactive offer innumerable wonders....In this wholly original book about passion and discovery Lauren Redniss has invented her own unique form." --Nicole Krauss, author ofGreat House and The History of Love "Quite unlike any book I have ever read...sheer imaginative genius." --Malcolm Gladwell Radioactive is the visual journey into the life of Marie Curie, as told through the dazzling collage style of acclaimed author and artist Lauren Redniss. A brilliant visual storyteller, Redniss has hand-designed more than 100 color collages to tell Curie's story, fascinating in its scientific significance and its sometimes whimsical, sometimes haunting mix of romance and intrigue. Bringing together archival photos, images, and clippings with dazzling line drawings and a compelling narrative,Radioactive is far more than just an art book or a graphic novel: It is a stunning visual biography and a true work of art.
Call Number: QD22.C8 R395 2010
Sun Prints by Early in her career as a photographer, Linda McCartney began to experiment with the technique of sun printing, where natural sunlight is used to produce an image on plain paper treated with a mixture of minerals without a darkroom. Here is a selection of her prints made using this method, in the rich brown & deep blue hues resulting from the process. The effect shown in these photographs, whether richly-hued portraits of family & friends or moody, deeply-shadowed landscapes, is a unique combination of the spontaneity of modern photography & the subtlety of the early printing technique. Her strong images -- a horse jumping in corral, an autumn still life, or John Hurt with face upturned -- have a painterly quality rarely seen in photographs. This edition will include an introduction by Sir Paul McCartney in addition to a foreword by Linda & an essay on the sun print technique by historian Robert Lassam.
Call Number: TR420 .M25 2001
Tim Barber : blues by Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Blues' May 15-July 5, 2015.
Call Number: TR453 .B37 2015
Library resources - How to Cyanotype process
Blueprint to Cyanotypes - Exploring a Historical Alternative Photographic Process by The cyanotype is often the first alternative process that people try. Digital photography has given this historical process new life. Now you can create negatives in your computer and develop the prints in the sun, combining one of the earliest photographic techniques with the latest. The cyanotype process is a perfect compliment to today's digital photography, whether you are making creative prints or fine art. It gives experienced photographers and artists a great excuse to take their eyes off the computer screen and get their hands dirty. Blueprint to cyanotypes is all you need to get started with cyanotypes. It is full of information and tips. It is also inspiration to see samples of 19 artists currently working with cyanotypes. Blueprint to cyanotypes is published by AlternativePhotography.com - a website and information center for alternative photographic processes, dedicated to education and research.
Call Number: T379 .F32 2006
Jill Enfield's Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes by As technology advances in the world of photography, a passionate crowd of professionals, students, and hobbyists is returning to the darkroom in search of a more authentic, handmade feel to their art. Jill Enfield's Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes shows how to do just that. Packed with stunning imagery, how-to recipes, techniques, and historical information on the evolution of processes, this guide provides the instruction to emulate the ethereal, dream-like feel of alternative processing. Whether in a darkroom using traditional chemicals, at the kitchen sink with pantry staples, or in front of the computer re-creating techniques digitally, you will learn how to add a richness and depth to your photography like never before. Covers alternative processing from its historical roots up through digital manipulation. Showcases the different styles and processing methods of various artists. Includes suggestions for vegan and vegetarian-friendly alternative processing!
Call Number: TR330 .E54 2013
The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes by Written by internationally acclaimed artist and photographer Christopher James, THE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES: 3rd Edition is the definitive text for students and professionals studying alternative photographic processes and the art of hand-made photographic image making. This innovative Third Edition brings the medium up to date with new and historic processes that are integrated with the latest contemporary innovations, adaptations, techniques, and art work. This 800 page edition is packed with more than 700 exquisite illustrations featuring historical examples as well as the art that is currently being made by professional alternative process, artists, teachers, and students of the genre. The third edition is the complete and comprehensive technical and aesthetic resource exploring and delving into every aspect of alternative photographic process photography. Each chapter introduces the history of a technique, presents an overview of the alternative photographic process that will be featured, reviews its chemistry, and provides practical and easy to follow guidance in how to make it work. In his conversational writing style, James also explores the idiosyncrasies, history, and cultural connections that are such a significant part of the history of photography. Featuring traditional and digital contact negative production as well as an array of processes, spread out over 28 chapters, THE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES: 3RD EDITION delivers clear instructions, practical workflows and advice, humor, history, art, and immeasurable inspiration.
Call Number: TR350 .J35 2016
Introduction to Cyanotype Printing
Introduction to Cyanotype Printing Workshop
Tuesday, October 30
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Alkek Library Room 105/106
An introduction to the art of cyanotype printing. Participants will briefly learn about the history of this 19th century photographic process and have the opportunity to design their own compositions on pre-treated paper using a variety of found objects, plants and other media. As cyanotype chemistry must be exposed to UV light to create a successful print, part of this workshop will take place outdoors.
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