cyanotype 1 by kali66

cyanotype 1

I spent the day making cyanotypes in the sunshine, it was a lot of fun. I bought the kit last year but this was the first time i had inspiration to try it out. The kit consists of two chemicals which you mix together and paint onto the paper with a sponge, leaving it to dry in a dark place. Then arrange your items, pressing anything that could blow away under a piece of glass , development took around 5-7 minutes in the bright high-UV NZ light. The paper is rinsed under water to develop the final image, then left to dry. I have always loved the colour of cyanotypes. Next time i will use better quality paper.
whoa! this is soooo fine. I love the tones of cyanotype as well. I like your arrangement, the quote, how you integrated the quote in the composition. is that thin frame that is visible inside the blue the edge of the glass?
i think this would fit in the 'framed' theme of the week challenge :D
January 13th, 2021  
@monikozi you got it :) i should do that weekly theme, but i have been on the tag list for 2 years without obeying, so why start now? lol
January 13th, 2021  
I really like the blue shades. That is a great quote too.
January 13th, 2021  
Very cool - you are so creative!
This is a neat process.
January 13th, 2021  
That’s great, so creative, top quote too
January 13th, 2021  
Very interesting
January 13th, 2021  
How great this is. Nice to read your “how” as well.
January 13th, 2021  
a wondrrful quote too
January 13th, 2021  
January 13th, 2021  
Cool technique and picture.
January 13th, 2021  
@kali66 Ah, of course!
January 13th, 2021  
nice
January 13th, 2021  
sounds like a lot of fun and you tied your objects together well with the quote. I am in agreement on the colours.
January 13th, 2021  
A cool and unique activity. I bought some fabric to do this with my fiber guild members several years ago. Now what did I do with that?
January 14th, 2021  
@randystreat oh yes i read that you can do this on fabric, i want to try!
January 14th, 2021  
How delightful
January 14th, 2021  
@kali66 I don't know if you can order from the US, but I got the fabric at Dharma Trading Co. https://www.dharmatrading.com. They have a lot of neat supplies. put sun painting in the search on that site. You may be able to get these supplies closer to home, but this might give some ideas as to what is available.
January 14th, 2021  
@randystreat i think i ca just paint the solution i have onto some fabric, I didnt know you could get different dyes and pre-coated fabric, how neat
January 14th, 2021  
Maybe one day I might try something like this. Tres Cool!
January 14th, 2021  
@brigette i bought this kit, https://www.trademe.co.nz/art/art-supplies-equipment/paints-varnishes/waterbased/listing-2935597051.htm?rsqid=5f222fb7b8074542933ff01de726b7c0-001
pretty easy to do but it took me a while to think of ideas for it, you can get photo negatives printed on acetate and use those.
January 14th, 2021  
i just watched a YouTube clip on it. very interesting!!
January 14th, 2021  
I wholeheartedly endorse that sentiment. :)
January 15th, 2021  
Fantastic. Well done.
January 18th, 2021  
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