ARTIST SERIES / Photogram & Manipulations / November 24th

£130.00 £85.00

Did you enjoy ‘SHAPE OF LIGHT’ at Tate Modern recently? Well this course employs many of the techniques on display during the show allowing you to make beautiful images combining both photogram and photographic technique. But the course does not stop at making the image, during the second half of the day you’ll then take your images a step further by learning a variety of methods to manipulate and enhance your images creating truly unique pieces of work. During this full day course you will be working with practicing artists and photographers Imogen Davis & Alexandra Waespi.

Course details below.

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The course will run from 11am until 5pm at the Bright Rooms on the 4th floor of the Peckham Levels. 24/11/18

11am – 1.30pm | Photograms:

During the first half of the day you will be working with Imogen Davis. Imogen explores the endless possibilities of the photogram researching and developing her own unique method of working. You’ll be using a selection of her hand blown glass (used in her own work), negative, acetates and there will be a variety of other object to make your compositions from. These will be made in the darkroom so you will gain a good understanding of traditional photographic print making techniques.

1.30pm – 2pm | Lunch

2pm – 5pm | Manipulations:

Participants will be working with artist and photographer Alexandra Waespi exploring the variety of techniques of image manipulation, including hand colouring, she uses in her practice. She will introduce ways to work with photo dyes, watercolours, and other mark making techniques and you will be encouraged to add to and abstract your images from the mornings printing session.

What will you use and how will you be using it?

A variety of objects & techniques to make you photograms

Fotodyes on fibre based paper

Watercolor on fibre based paper

Etching on fibre based paper

Embroidery on paper

Metallic pens

What will you make?

By the end of the day we aim to send you home with 5/6 beautiful pieces of work made on the best quality fibre based photographic paper. Of course, the amount of time you would like to spend working on each image is entirely up to you.

Level of experience:

This is for anyone who would like to experience the photographic darkroom whilst leaning creative techniques of image making.

What you need to bring:

You don’t need to bring anything, however feel free to bring a selection of small personal item if you would like to use them in your work. Also, if you have any old negatives in the back of a draw somewhere please bring them. We can’t guarantee they will be suitable but we’ll do our best to include them!

What we provide:

We provide everything you need.

Where will the course take place and how many people will attend:

The course will take place in the Bright Rooms with a maximum of five people attending. Why just five? Because we want to make sure everyone receives the best possible learning experience.


Theres a wide variety of delicious food on the 5th floor of the levels catering for all dietary requirements and tastes.







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