2017 Course Information: Cyanotype on Fabrics

Cyanotype on Fabrics

Using this 19th century alternative photography process, students will capture patterns of nature and other objects on a silk scarf as well as paper and other fabric. Every participant will leave with a silk cyanotype scarf and learn the best methods of creating original designs on clothing, home décor items such as placemats, table clothes, napkins and pillows. Bring to class dried and pressed flowers, leaves, feathers, or other translucent objects or objects with intriguing contours with which to create your designs. A look at the latest in solar printing in various colors will be explored. Art fee covers the cost of 1 silk scarf, paper and cyanotype solutions. Students are welcome to bring t-shirts or a tote bag for additional printing surfaces.

Materials Fee:$25
Arkansas Craft School,
101 North Peabody St. Mountain View, AR 72560

Instructor :Linda Rawlings

Linda Rawlings was born and raised in New York City, studying art at the Art Students League and the Museum of Modern Art beginning at age 14. She received a Studio Art degree with a minor in Art History and teaching certification at Marymount Manhattan College, then studied photography at St. John's University. She continued her photographic studies at Universities and in workshops, as well as by working with Pulitzer Prize winning photographers Jay Dickman and Skeeter Hagler and National Geographic photographer Ann Day. She has maintained a strong interest in printmaking over the years, and has taught art and photography for 21 years. Her work has been exhibited across the U. S. Linda currently resides along the beautiful White River where she is inspired daily by its pristine natural beauty and rich history.

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