in so many ways...

in so many colours!
The time I have dedicated into cyanotype printmaking the past few months, has resulted into a pile of blue prints reaching embarrassing to admit volume... I had to do something about it, and here is one of the most successful results: a dos-à- dos concertina solution, holding a number of prints developed on several types of paper and gone through a variety of colour altering methods and experiments.
The images represent snippets from collections of my favorite things, some true to reality, some transformed following my own imaginary narrative, culminating with a digital portrait imprint of my Christiana superimposed on the toned cyanoprint of the same photograph.
title: recollections in the sun
dimensions: 10 x 10 x .5" extending to 60"
materials: variety of printmaking papers, PVA, cotton thread
mood: ecstatic!


  1. I was reading this post Anna and thought 'Surely, she can't have that many cyanotypes'... and then I read that the book extends to 60 inches!! Oh yes, she does have that many cyanotypes..... - how I wish I was in your shoes. Lesley

  2. Great result, Anna, a really interesting use of your prints and beautiful as well.

  3. I love the dos-a-dos element and the way you have used and altered the prints. There seems to be a nice blue side/brown side thing happening as well which unifies the sections. Lots of imagination and just lovely!

  4. gorgeous images and colours ...well done!!

  5. Some very beautiful stuff you have here. Thank you for sharing.

  6. I love this type of printing-- and book making too.


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