Sunography : Solar Powered Photography – Paper, Fabric And Cards
£10.00 – £15.00
Sunography is a great platform of creativity. Use your imagination to compose great designs: place any old photo negative or x-rays, leaves, flowers, or any household accessory, onto the support, paper or fabric, and expose to the sunlight! The sunlight sensitive materials (cyanotype) was a forerunner of modern photographic processes. This type of print dates back to 1842 and was popularised by Anna Atkin, one of the first female photographers.
Choose from paper, coloured fabric or colours cards to get a really nicely detailed blue print onto the support of your choice!
Original gift, it will delight any age group!
Place any object or transparency on the sunography paper or fabric, expose it in bright sunlight and rinse to reveal a rich blue print. Light and sensitive on both sides, to make two-sided prints! Made from high quality materials, each pack has 6 either sheets of paper or square of fabric in 6 assorted colours.
The superior quality of Sunography paper and fabric produces finely detailed prints. The prints can also be tinted yellow or sepia by rinsing with detergent.
Size packaging paper kit: 16.5 x 24 cm
Contains 6 sheets of heavy weight 100% cotton watercolour paper
Each sheet is printable on both sides
Prints a rich Prussian blue color when exposed
Easy to tint or hand colour
Size packaging fabric kit: 20 x 20 cm
Contains six 100% cotton fabric square in green, orange, rose, violet, turquoise, and white
Each square is printable on both sides
Prints in a rich Prussian blue colour when exposed
Easy to paint or stitch over
The new Sunography colour cards are five 3″x 5″ (7.6 x 12.7 cm) cards in an assortment of five bright colours. The cards are made from 270gsm hot press paper so they are thick and sturdy. The card’s smooth finish make finely detailed prints on both sides of the card.
The instructions are enclosed in all three kit’s.
Find out more about Anna Atkin, one of the first female photographer to popularise the technique here.