Cyanotype on paper.
24" x 36"
1 of 1 handmade cyanotype on Rives BKF white 250lb coldpress printmaking paper. Colors included are a mixture of indigos from the cyanotype process and chemistry. This cyanotype series comes from the artist using found objects near and in his home. This pieces uses the tubes of several bicycles in his studio to create the figure.
Cyanotypes are a process where light-sensitive salts react to UV exposure and create an imprint or shadow of the objects that cover the medium where the chemistry was applied. The artist has been creating these pieces every summer for ten years.