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Summer Photography Workshop Series
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 • Posted June 25, 2008

When: Saturdays, beginning June 28th through July 20th Noon-4PM

Where: Flying Frame Studio, 510 El Paso Street, Mason, Tx

How Much: $75/ class or $250/full summer session; 4 classes

Registration begins TODAY! Contact Lee Ann Peavy at 325-347-0369 or at

Class room capacity: 8

Due to the small class capacity, students are encouraged to preregister/prepay to secure your place in the class,.

The Sessions:

June 28th: Hand Tinting Black and White Photographs

Students will learn to use Marshall Photo Oils and pencils to tint their own black and white photos. Each person will be given an introductory set of Marshall oils to keep. We will also experiment with various other are mediums just for fun.

July 5th: Playing with Polaroid Transfers and Emulsion Lifts

Students will learn to use a Polaroid Day Lab, then make transfer prints and emulsion lifts from slide film. Students can bring their own slides to work from or they can choose from an available collection. Paper and Polaroid film will also be provided. Once students have learned to make Polaroid Transfers, they can then experiment further with the Hand tinting techniques learned in previous class.

July 12th: Bleaching, Dying and Selectively toning Black and White photos

You may be familiar with Wine tasting, but do you know about Wine paintings? How about coffee paintings? Students will have fun experimenting with the effects of Red, Wine, Coffee, and Black Teas on photographs. These beverages contain tannins which are great natural dyes. We will also work with studio bleaching and sepia tined baths, a very stinky process but loads of fun!

July 20th: Cyanotypes: How to produce a blue print

This is an exciting and fun process. We will be learning how to make a blue print, but by using common objects. Exploring texture, value and linear elements of everyday objects to make your own work of are. Students are encouraged to bring only their imagination!!

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