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Polaroid Lift Alternative Analogue Photography Workshop

Take pictures and cut apart Polaroid instant film to make unique silky prints on a variety of surfaces.
£75 pp
What happens in this class?

Using instant photographs taken with a Polaroid camera, participants in this 3 hour workshop will be shown how to dissect and manipulate the print to create beautiful, dream-like, unique prints on a variety of surfaces (paper, card and wood). A breath of fresh air from digital photography, this is hands on, unpredictable and delicate work creating beautiful and truly unique results. All film, materials and access to Polaroid cameras included in the fee.

You will take pictures, cut them apart, soak them in hot water, separate their layers by hand and with a paintbrush until you're able to…

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Things to remember

No need to bring anything at all. Cameras and film and all other materials will be provided

IF you would like to, you can bring paper, wood, tile, glass that you'd like to use to put your images on.

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Age Requirement


Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Your Teacher

Catriona Gray is an artist and photographer who works primarily with 'analogue' photographic processes and teaches some wonderful alternative processes that will give you a break from the digital world! Currently running Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown and Polaroid Lift workshops at a beautiful darkroom in Camden. All workshops are very hands on, you'll learn to coat paper with light-sensitive chemistry using a variety of brushes, collect flowers and leaves to make photograms or get your hands wet destroying instant film with hot water, ready to apply the gelatinous image to paper, wood, tile and other surfaces.

Cyanotype (vivid…

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Class Location
Darkroom London
Unit 10, Burmarsh Workshops
71 Marsden Street
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Polaroid Lift Alternative Analogue Photography Workshop