May 22, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 350 - Alternative Photographic Process 3 hours

This course will explore a variety of 19th century photographic processes. The use of hand-applied, silver and non-silver based emulsions will be used to create expressive images that blend photography, painting, drawing and printmaking. Images will be made on a variety of papers as well as surfaces such as glass and metal. Processes covered will include: cyanotype (blue printing), salt printing, anthotype, gum bichromate and contemporary methods of creating tintypes and ambrotypes. Students will also learn different methods of generating large format negatives and light resists including the use of pinhole cameras, digital and film transparencies, collage, cliché verre and photogram materials.