DIY Darkroom (Online)

£140.00

31 January – 21 February 2021
Sunday Mornings, 11am–1pm

This course teaches you the craft and lo-fi skills required to make black and white ‘contact’ prints at home, in an accessible and environmentally friendly way!
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Tutor: Brittonie Fletcher

Do you want to try your hand at a new skill whilst connecting with other people online? This course teaches you the craft and lo-fi skills required to make black and white ‘contact’ prints at home, in an accessible and environmentally friendly way!

Utilizing a mixture of creativity, (guided) Do It Yourself spirit, and some of the science of photography, you will learn the basics of black and white printing as well as discovering some experimental and alternative printing techniques.

The course will begin by discussing how to find and modify a suitable place within your home/office in order to make a darkroom, and what you will need to do this. You will then learn how to make your own environmentally-friendly developer and discover the magic of photographic printmaking – all with everyday household items!

The course will cover:

  • Discussion and guidance on setting up a dark-space accessible to you
  • Basics of Black & White ‘contact’ printing
  • Creating eco-friendly developer from common household ingredients
  • Cliché verre’s
  • Solarisation
  • Photograms

*Please note: Black and White photographic paper will need to be purchased for the course. This can be bought from Stills or we can suggest various online retailers.*

All sessions will be conducted via Zoom. We would ask you to download this in advance and make sure you have a stable internet connection, but you do not need to have a Premium account.

 


Please read our cancellation policy before booking.

Please note: all sessions will be conducted via Zoom. We would ask you to download this in advance and make sure you have a stable internet connection, but you do not need to have a Premium account.

Students, anyone over the age of 65, and those in receipt of any form of benefits can claim the concessionary price, offering a 10% discount on the full course price. Valid proof of eligibility must be produced on the first day of the course. Please use the code CONCESSION when prompted at checkout.

 

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Dates

New Course Dates Coming Soon, 31 January – 21 February 2021

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