Explore the elegant process and subtle beauty of albumen.
Date: Aug 5-11, 2018
Levels: Intermediate, Advanced
Workshop Fee: $1295
Class Size: 8
Join printmaker Brenton Hamilton for a week long investigation of the elegant albumen process in our historic process lab. We will work with the albumen techniques and formulas from the 19th century and use egg albumen and silver and gold toners to make prints of subtle beauty. You will learn how to prepare albumen emulsions and apply it to paper and how to handle the intricacies of this demanding and elegant process.
A short materials list for students will be provided and we will make appropriate digital negatives of your work here in the lab.
All image © Brenton Hamilton
Instructor: Brenton Hamilton
Brenton Hamilton holds his MFA in photography, earned in 1992, from the Savannah College of Art & Design. He is the Chair of the Professional Certificate in Visual Storytelling program at Maine Media College. His teaching specialties include, B&W Craft, Historic Processes, and the History of Photography at Maine Media College. Brenton is an enthusiastic workshop leader exhibiting special care and interest in the teaching process and for his students.
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