Cyanotype Workshop

Join us on the longest day of the year for some photographic fun with a little help from the sun!
Upcoming Classes
Jun 21
Price: $125

Members get up to 20% off

This workshop is held at DCP from 5pm-8pm.

Experience the spontaneous joy of seeing images come to life through a process that takes one back to the origins of photography! Cyanotypes are the exciting “blueprint” process from the 1800s. This alternative photographic process is relatively easy and rewarding, gaining results that have an ephemeral beauty that is difficult for other photo techniques to match. In this three-hour hands-on workshop, students will explore making cyanotype photograms, prints from inkjet negatives, and toning techniques using tea or coffee!

You do not need to have any photographic experience to enjoy this workshop. All supplies will be provided for you to hand-coat and expose your own prints. Students are encouraged to bring their own fun 3D objects or flat materials (like leaves, feathers, etc.) for photograms, as well as their own paper, to experiment with (recommended papers include bristol, watercolor, and printmaking). Images containing a good tonal range are recommended for inkjet negatives.

  • The cost of the workshop is $125
  • DCP members receive a discount on all class registrations! Not a member? Join now!
  • Maximum number of students is 12.
  • The workshop is at Dallas Center for Photography (4756 Algiers Street, Dallas, TX 75207) in our darkroom. The room is equipped with safety stations, ample ventilation, and PPE.
  • The workshop will take place from 5pm – 8pm.
  • Doors open at 4:30pm.
  • Part of the workshop may take place outdoors. Participants are encouraged to wear weather-appropriate clothing and close-toed shoes.
  • Aprons and non-latex gloves will be provided.
  • All materials will be provided. If you have materials you would like to experiment with you are welcome to bring them!

Q: How late can I sign up for a workshop?
A: As long as the workshop doesn’t show as “sold out,” you can register up until 5:00pm the day before the workshop date.

Q: I’m under 18. Can I take the workshop?
A: Yes, but only if an adult registers to take the classes with you.

Q: How will I know if a workshop makes or not?
A: If a class doesn’t make and has to be canceled, you will receive an email no later than the night before the scheduled class date.

Q: What if I have to cancel?
A: If you cancel 7 days or more ahead of the scheduled date of the class, you will receive a full refund minus a $25 administrative fee. A cancellation between 5 to 7 days ahead of the scheduled date will receive 50% refund minus a $25 administrative fee. There is no refund or transfer credit for cancellations within 4 days of the start time of the class or workshop. Full details on cancellations are on our Policies page.

Humna Raza

Humna is an American-Pakistani multidisciplinary artist interested in the human body and suppressed emotions. Her works explore concealed feelings of trauma, stress, anxiety and depression through a variety of mediums such as painting, drawing, ceramics, and photography. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, she grew up in Karachi, Pakistan and later earned her BFA from TWU and an MFA in Intermedia.  She currently teaches alt process classes at UTA.

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