Historical & Alternative Processes

In an age of digital perfection and digital reproduction there are many artists who look backwards and sideways to create something new and different. Many look to historical and alternative photographic processes as an antidote to digital perfection, exchanging computer for darkroom, perfection for the unpredictable, machine made for hand made.

To many, alternative processes are alchemy. Weighing and mixing raw chemicals, coating papers, exposing papers to sunlight, washing, fixing and toning the final image to create a one off, an unique and irreproducible image. The antithesis of digital photography.

    • Alternative Processes | Liquid Light

      Gina Glover | Liquid Light

      This one day experimental photographic workshop introduces the wonders and possibilities of working with liquid emulsion.

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    • Alternative Processes | Making Digital Negatives

      Photography Course | Making Digital Negatives

      This course will take you through the preparation of files for printing onto Pictorico Ultra Premium film and the production digital negatives.

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      Dates: 30 September 2017
      Days: Saturday
      Time: 11:00 - 17:00
      Length: 1 Day
      Tutor: Richard Wills
      Fee: £125.00
      Places: 6 places left
    • Alternative Processes | Chemigrams

      Photography Course | What is a Chemigram?

      Learn how to create experimental photographic images using simple household ingredients and darkroom chemistry.

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      Dates: 15 October 2017
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 11:00 - 16:00
      Length: 1 Day
      Tutor: Melanie King
      Fee: £150.00
      Places: 2 places left
    • Alternative Processes | Platinum Printing

      Platinum Printing Course

      This one day hands-on workshop introduces participants to the marvel of platinum printing.

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      Dates: 12 November 2017
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 11:00 - 17:00
      Length: 1 Day
      Tutor: Paul Ellis
      Fee: £275.00
      Places: 6 places left
    • Alternative Processes | Kallitypes

      Platinum Printing Course

      The one day course is hands on with Paul taking you through each step of the process from humidifying the Arches Platine paper to exposing it to UV light.

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      Dates: 5 November 2017
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 11:00 - 17:00
      Length: 1 Day
      Tutor: Paul Ellis
      Fee: £145.00
      Places: 6 places left
    • Alternative Processes | Salt Printing

      Historical & Alternative Processes

      On this one-day, hands-on alternative processes workshop you will learn how to make one of the earliest forms of photograph, a salt print.

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      Dates: 19 November 2017
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 11:00 - 17:00
      Length: 1 Day
      Tutor: Paul Ellis
      Fee: £145.00
      Places: 6 places left
    • Alternative Processes | Wet-Plate Collodion

      Alternative Processes | Wet-Plate Collodion

      Our Wet-plate Collodion course allows participants to discover the unique qualities of this mid to late 19th Century printing process.

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      Dates: 11 November 2017
      Days: Saturday
      Time: 10:30 - 17:30
      Length: One Day
      Tutor: Daniel Barter
      Fee: £150.00
      Places: 6 places left
    • Alternative Processes | Alternative Summer Week

      Historical & Alternative Processes

      An affordable opportunity to spend an entire week in August learning Alternative / Historical processes.

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    • Alternative Processes | Cyanotype Workshop

      Alternative Processes | Cyanotype Workshop

      This one day hands-on workshop will introduce you to how to make these famous blue photographs.

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    • Lucia Pizzani | Photogram Masterclass

      Photography & Cyanotype | Family Workshop

      This hands-on workshop run by Lucía Pizzani and Paul Ellis will inspire participants by drawing on Pizzani's research based photographic series to create their own images and tell their own stories.

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      Dates: 8 October 2017
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 11:00 - 17:00
      Length: 1 Day
      Tutor: Lucia Pizzani & Paul Ellis
      Fee: £145.00
      Places: 6 places left
    • Photogram & Cyanotype Family Workshop

      Photography & Cyanotype | Family Workshop

      A hands-on workshop run by Lucía Pizzani and Paul Ellis.

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      Dates: 1 October 2017
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 11:30 - 13:30
      Length: 2 Hours
      Tutor: Lucia Pizzani & Paul Ellis
      Fee: £20.00
      Places: 10 places left
      Dates: 1 October 2017
      Days: Sunday
      Time: 14:00 - 16:00
      Length: 2 Hours
      Tutor: Lucia Pizzani & Paul Ellis
      Fee: £20.00
      Places: 8 places left
    • Alternative Processes | Van Dyke Printing

      Van Dyke Printing Workshop

      In this one-day hands-on alternative processes printing workshop you will learn one of the most charming historical processes, Van Dyke Brown and Van Dyke Blue prints.

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