Students will learn the making of ambrotypes (glass direct positives) and tintypes. (Ferrotypes, tin plate direct positives) Students are guided through the process step-by-step from the mixing, pouring, exposing and development of plates poured with wet collodion.
The newest edition now is 4 color of the manual, Making the Wet Collodion Plate in 16 Steps manual by Will Dunniway is included along with all materials in the course fee. Students will use a period 1860 field camera with 1860-70 lenses. Workshop features 2 days of intensive hands-on training in the making of ambrotypes, ferrotypes (tintypes), and glass plate negatives. Each student will make and take home a self-portrait/still life tintype/ambrotypes. All materials and equipment provided.
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Readers are guided through the process step-by-step from the mixing, pouring, exposing and development of plates poured with wet collodion. Everything you will need to know to make Tintypes, Ambrotypes and Glass Negatives. including a comprehensive list of suppliers. Cost $30. Includes shipping. Email Will Dunniway