Learn how to make a stunning cyanotype embroidery hoop with designer and photographer Emma Mapp.
In this course and kit, you'll learn how to create your own cyanotype print at home in the style of Anna Atkins, a pioneering woman photographer.
Using easy-to-master techniques, you'll follow a printing process that is accessible, super easy and fun. You will be able to create a stunning final work of art with its signature Prussian blue colour within minutes!
What's in the kit?
- Bottle of ‘Part A’ Potassium Ferricyanide powder – 9g
- Bottle of ‘Part B’ Ferric Ammonium Citrate powder – 21.5g
- 1 Embroidery hoop 6" (15cm) with ribbon
- White linen & cotton fabric to fit hoop
- 'How to' Instructions
You will also have enough cyanotype left to make some paper prints.
Suitable for age 10+ with adult supervision.
10% of sale proceeds donated to WWF (World Wildlife Fund)
Recycled materials are used whenever possible.
Please note: Product aesthetics may vary due to external supplier availability. The kit will always be supplied with the same contents.
For the avoidance of doubt, the cyanotype fabric print in the picture is not supplied and is for illustration purposes only.
How is this cyanotype course taught?
What else do I need?
Emma Mapp is a designer, a photographer and a risk-taker. Growing up in Namibia and South Africa, photography was a big part of her childhood with both her father and uncle frequently working with cameras. After being made redundant from her profession as a lawyer in the recession of 2009, Emma's passion for photography was reignited in a turning point for her life.
From unfulfilled city lawyer to full-time photographer and designer, Emma co-founded the London Photo Festival, set up Mapp of London which sells camera bags and hosts cyanotype workshops, and having her work featured in publications such as The Telegraph and the Metro.