cyanotype

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    Cyanotype on cloth

    Hi! I have some experience with making regular cyanotypes, but I wanted to try something different. Due to costs of chemicals in my countries, the tests would be quite expensive for me - maybe someone did a similar project and knows if thats possible. I wanted to soak a big (approx. 2x1 meter)...
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    Cyanotype safety and disposal of chemicals

    Hi everyone, I am currently studying a new course and have been told that I cant use cyanotype because of the hazards of the disposals of potassium ferricyanide and ferric ammonium citrate. I believe the two chemicals mixed together in the quantities used for cyanotype are safe to use and...
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    Help Needed - Cyanotype Chemicals spilled on Film negatives

    Hello all, I’m a print artist that works with cyanotype. I share a small darkroom with my partner, who is a film photographer. I have a small emergency, and I’m not sure if anyone has come across this issue before, but some of my cyanotype chemicals came in contact with my partner’s film. We...
  4. meridi

    Cyanotypes on Delicate Surfaces

    Hey y'all, I am working on a series of cyanotypes in which I manipulate my paper/fabric before exposing - I fold and gather parts together to create a textural effect and, in some cases, sharp lines that intersect each other and form geometric fields of blue and white. The results have proven...
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    Exposing cyanotype with vinegar

    Hello, looking for some answers to how much undiluted vinegar can be mixed with the cyanotype before it becomes potentially dangerous? Any advice is greatly appreciated, thank you.
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    Spot clearing blues to white / bleaching cyanotypes

    I am trying to find a way to spot bleach out certain areas of blue, after the exposure/washing process. I have tried household bleach but it leaves the white yellowish. I am looking for a clear white. Any pointers are much appreciated! Thanks :)
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