© 2018 – Focal Press
360 pages | 326 Color Illus.
New Dimensions in Photo Processes invites artists in all visual media to discover contemporary approaches to historical techniques. Painters, printmakers, and photographers alike will find value in this practical book, as these processes require little to no knowledge of photography, digital means, or chemistry.
Easy to use in a studio or lab, this edition highlights innovative work by internationally respected artists, such as Robert Rauschenberg, Chuck Close, Mike and Doug Starn, and Emmet Gowin.
In addition to including new sun-printing techniques, such as salted paper and lumen printing, this book has been updated throughout, from pinhole camera and digital methods of making color separations and contact negatives to making water color pigments photo-sensitive and more.
With step-by-step instructions and clear safety precautions, New Dimensions in Photo Processes will teach you how to:
Part I. Light-Insensitive Methods
1. Transfers, Lifts, and DIY Printmaking
2. Hand Coloring
3. Toning, by Elaine O'Neil and Laura Blacklow
Part II. Preparation for Light-Sensitive Methods
4. Creating the Photo-Printmaking Studio
5. Generating Imagrey: Analogue Methods
6. Making Negatives: Digital Method, by Joseph Moccia and Laura Blacklow
Part III. Light-Sensitive Methods
8. Van Dyke Brown Prints
9. Salted Paper Prints, by France Scully Osterman
10. Gum Bichromate Prints
11. Casein Pigment Prints
12. Platinum and Palladium Prints
13. Bromoil Prints, by Gene Laughter
14. Enlargement Emulsions and Tintypes
15. Contemporary Daguerreotypes (Becquerel Process), by Laura Blacklow, with assistance by Tyler Treadwell
16. Visual Hybrids