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Photography Summer Session 6

Photo Summer Session 6
August 8-19, 2021
Christina Z. Anderson 
Alternative Processes: Cyanotype, Gum, Palladium

This workshop is for those who believe that image capture is just the starting point of the final photograph. We’ll focus on the contemporary use of three 19th century printing processes—cyanotype, palladium, and tricolor gum bichromate—printed singly and in combination with one another. We’ll print from digital negatives that we’ll make using a rudimentary method or, if desired, a more expert method called QuadTone RIP (QTR). Students should bring lots of color digital images to work with—it doesn’t matter what sort of camera they came from. We can also work from scanned prints or negatives. Intermediate Photoshop skills will be helpful but are not required. All levels.

Professor at Montana State University; series editor for the Focal Press/Routledge Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography series; work shown nationally and internationally in more than 100 shows and 50 publications; author or co-author of 7 books on alternative photographic processes sold in more than 40 countries.

photo print of two seagulls against a sky of small, puffy clouds
Christina Z. Anderson, "Popcorn Clouds," tricolor gum bichromate, 11-3/4 x 11-3/4 inches