Virtual Workshop Ages 5+

Cyanotype 'Sun Print' Workshop

Learn how to make art using sunlight!

Cyanotype ‘Sun Print’ Workshop

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Online Family Workshop I Ages 5+

Cyanotype 'Sun Print' Workshop

Join photographer and artist Jo Gane for an online workshop exploring light & printmaking & get hands-on by making your own artworks using light sensitive paper and tap water.

The cyanotype process is one of the earliest photographic processes, invented by Sir John Herschel in 1841, it uses non-toxic iron salts and sunlight to create images with a distinctive Prussian blue colour.

Families are welcome to attend this online workshop together. Your ticket includes access to the online workshop + 2x pieces of light sensitive paper which we will post to you prior to the event.

Where & When

Online  Workshop
Friday 23rd July at 10:00 – 11:30
Family, Ages 5+
€10 (Includes x2 pieces of light sensitive paper posted to you)
Please book below

Materials Needed

Your ticket includes access to the online workshop + 2x pieces of light sensitive paper which we will post to you prior to the event.
You will also need the following materials to follow along with this workshop
  • Transparent materials to print with such as  feathers, flowers, leaves, lace etc
  • Non-transparent materials will also work, but these will create a bolder silhouette. Shells, Stones, Buttons etc.
  • Optional but recommended : A picture frame / clip frame (Only used during printing so you can use one that is usually in use elsewhere in your home!)

Book Tickets

This is a virtual event  children must be accompanied at all times online by an adult. 

About Jo Gane

Jo Gane is a Coventry based artist and educator working with early photographic processes. Graduated in 2007 with a first class BA in Visual Communication from the Birmingham School of Art and has since achieved an MA in Photography from London College of Communication. A co-director of Developed in Birmingham, a community interest company which aims to share knowledge about the history of Photography in Birmingham, Gane has extensive teaching experience from working in schools to teaching at universities. A regular visiting lecturer in Photography at Coventry University and external moderator for University of the Arts. Work is held in the photographic collection of Birmingham Central Library and has been exhibited extensively. Gane was an inaugural research fellow at Birmingham Open Media until 2017 and is about to begin a Midlands 4 Cities PhD.