Contact printing – Solar intensity evaluations

I am still plagued by being a science-nerd which is kinda of cool when my sense of curiosity overlaps my artistic instincts. Something that I have yet to read about regarding alternative photography processes involving contact printing using solar power to create the artwork (e.g. cyanotypes) is how to evaluate one's solar light intensity? Here... Continue Reading →

Watercolor paint and pencils over Cyanotype

Surf-Rider I (2017), watercolor over Cyanotype, copyright Douglas Stockdale 2022 - This is now my final version using watercolor paint and watercolor pencils over my Surf-Rider I cyanotype. As I posted previously with the addition of the Magenta and Yellow, the last potential paint color to add will be a 'black' to complete the CMYK... Continue Reading →

First Cyanotype experiment

Memory Pods, blue (Cyanotype) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale - My first experiment with Cyanotypes is now complete. Only a week late for World Cyanotype Day. This is the most basic version of a cyanotype that harkens back to the earliest versions by Anna Atkins and very fittingly, the first book of photographs using Cyanotypes in... Continue Reading →

World Cyanotype Day

Anthropogenic Crisis #085829 copyright 2021 Douglas Stockdale – Today is World Cyanotype Day, which is an alternative photographic process that I have been contemplating, in conjunction with Platinum and Gum Bichromate printing. So perhaps that this is a fitting day to jump into this artistic pool. I won't be making a cyanotype print today as I just... Continue Reading →

Contemplating Gum Bichromate printing

Drop Area (Gardening for Ordnance) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – One of the nice things about a holiday is a time for self-reflection, which I had an opportunity to have this past week while visiting my son in Oregon. And visiting various wineries to sample their vintage products probably helped as well. I suspect that one of... Continue Reading →

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