The Cyanotype Process
Video premieres at 3:30pm
The cyanotype process uses a mixture of iron compounds, which when exposed to UV light and washed in water oxidise to create Prussian Blue images. The technique was invented in 1841 by Sir JohnHerschel and was popularised by photographer and botanist Anna Atkins.
Alice Austen House Teaching Artist Lee Donlon teaches a brief history on the cyanotype and instructs how to make your own at home via our YouTube on this special YouTube video premiere–subscribe to see the video when it premieres!