Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Collodion workshops at Minnie Weisz Studio

TROVE artist, and friend, Jo Gane will be at gallery collaborator Minnie Weisz Studio (MWS), London, over the next coming weeks leading a series of collodion wet-plate workshops.  See below for more info, taken from MWS website.



EARLY 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS 

Following on from our first London collodion wet-plate workshops taught by France Scully Osterman and Mark Osterman in 2009/2010 in Kings Cross, we are continuing our specialist lab in Kings Cross for 2012, with a selection of workshops learning to make positive ambrotypes, images direct onto glass, tin and acrylic. Following in the footsteps of Frederick Scott Archer, the inventor of the collodion process in 1851, who came across the idea whilst experimenting in his darkroom on Great Russell St WC1.

We will be taught by experts in the field of alternative photographic processes Jo Gane, John Brewer.


WEEKEND WORKSHOPS : MARCH 2012

MARCH  10th - 11th      

MARCH  17th - 18th
MARCH  24th - 25th
MARCH  31st - 1st APRIL 

Each workshop begins with a mini lecture about the history and science of the wet plate collodion process, each specialist in the field

will introduce their own work and examples of ambrotypes for the class to view and discuss.

Workshops start  at  09.30am - 6.30pm

Daguerrotype one/two day workshops will be included in our Ambrotype workshops from April 

till end of June 2012.
Classes limited to  6 people per day for one or 2 day weekend workshops.

For more info and to book a place please contact :


History and background to the wet plate collodion process

see  Scully and Osterman studio :   www.collodion.org

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