Tintypes

Ray Bidegain

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Description: Spend a day with Ray Bidegain learning this fascinating, alternative Civil War-era process. You will learn how to mix the needed materials and receive instruction on how to gather and build the equipment to make wet plate collodion tintypes. Students will spend the day pouring plates and exposing them in the Newspace studio and darkroom using a 4×5 view camera. You will make several plates and have a good understanding of the process. This class is for students who like making handmade objects and working in the darkroom.

Prerequisites: None.