Join us for this intensive weekend workshop in the classic 1850’s salted paper printing methods.We will investigate preparing salted paper for printing with large negatives. You will learn about appropriate negative contrast, silver emulsion preparation, gelatin sizining, and gold toning.Salted paper has a beautiful long scale and the capacity of elegant colors via different gold toner and papers. In the workshop you will experience all of the steps in preparation, learn about exposure and processing, how gold & silver work together. Each participant will have ample time to maker several finished prints during the weekend.
Brenton Hamilton MFA is a working artist and instructor at Maine Media Workshops in Rockport, Maine. Brenton has lead workshops for over two decades in 19th C. methods in Maine, Europe and at CAP New York City in the last 5 years. His work is held in private collections nationally and in the permanent collections at The Portland Museum of Art, and Farnsworth Museum of American Art in Maine. Salted paper, Gum bichromated and the cyanotype are specialty areas for Brenton’s work. www.Brentonhamiltonstudio.net