Tag: cyanotype

A little something from my other life.

A little something from my other life.

If you’ve been following me for a while you will know that I am a big fan of cyanotype prints to record objects from journeys or loved ones. This has kind of mushroomed over the years where other people get involved and give me things…

A Wander in Florence

A Wander in Florence

A few years ago after a trip to Florence I created a book for The Sketchbook Project in Brooklyn New York. I used images from my sketchbook and turned them into cyanotype prints and used some photos I had taken turning them into sepia images…

Documenting the flora and fauna…

Documenting the flora and fauna…

I am a keen user of the cyanotype process. It is essentially like an early photographic process that doesn’t need a camera, just the light from the sun. It is a lovely and relatively simple way to document objects and have a memory of a place. When I was teaching we set a project called ‘Sense of Place’ and all the staff would wish we had time to do the project ourselves. Well my time in Italy proved perfect for that project so I finally got a chance to explore it for myself.

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