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Hello, I’m Jonah, and I’m an accountant turned artist. I specialize in the 19th-century cyanotype printing process, which gives my photographs their deep cyan-blue color. My art is quiet and introspective, and the color supports the feeling of the work. 2 like this -
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Nail Your Base Exposure Time for Cyanotype (cyanotype process)
So you coated your paper. What’s next? This article discusses one of the preparatory steps that will optimize your cyanotypes. What I mean by “optimize” is the cyanotype will as dark as it can go.
How to Make Cyanotypes Darker (cyanotype process)
In this article, we’ll talk about the process of coating your cyanotype paper. One thing I’ve learned is that how you coat paper will affect how dark it will print.
Choosing Cyanotype Paper (cyanotype process)
While you could get precoated cyanotype paper, it’s not difficult to prepare your own. The benefit of making it yourself is the freedom to choose your paper type and paper size. There are four considerations when choosing paper: weight, archival quality, roughness, and size. I’ll discuss each one as well as give you my three favorite papers.
What is a Cyanotype? (cyanotype process)
When I show my artwork to friends and people who’ve never seen antique photographs, this question is usually the first they ask: what is a cyanotype?