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Seductive Silhouettes

Robert Rauschenberg turned a woman’s shadow into a Japanese screen. A dark circle in the upper-right corner comes from the UV light used to make the Cyanotype. While I’ve used many kinds of negatives for my Cyanotype prints – including …

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Blog Holiday

Holiday Hangover, cyanotype photogram on velvet from the Workaholics series. Click image to see more. Two weeks ago I hopped in a car for the 12-hour drive from Sydney to Brisbane, spent a day at the Asia Pacific Triennial in Queensland, …

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Happy New Year! Happy Hangovers!

Cyanotype Photogram of antacids on velvet from the Workaholics series Here are some Alka-Seltzers and aspirin to take away any lingering effects from this weekend. For many it was  jam-packed with celebrations for Lunar New Year and Valentines day. Today …

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How to Lose Followers on Twitter

“Freedom” from the Workaholics series, Cyanotype Photogram on bamboo velvet, 2007 Post something political. Or intimate. Or threatening. Birth control is all of these, to some people. See that white rectangle with a bunch of dark circles inside? Yeah, the …

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How To: Expose your Cyanotype

If you’ve ever wondered how I make the blue cyanotype prints that saturate my website, have a look at the pictures below. Whether you’re printing on silk, wood, plaster or paper, all you need are: 1. Chemicals and water, 2. a …

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