Daylight DiptychBy Christine So
Cyanotype, Hand-printed cyanotype collage on wood panel
Dimensions: 61cm (H) x 61cm (W) x 3.8cm (D) / 24" (H) x 24" (W) x 1.5" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
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These yellow prints are actually toned blue prints. Cyanotypes are a form of 19th century cameraless photography also known as sun prints and blueprints. The chemicals in the photo emulsion typically produce a blue and white image. However, this print was “toned” or bleached in detergent to turn it a warm shade of yellow.
The thick watercolor paper is mounted on wooden panels with their 1.5 inch deep sides painted white as well as the front edge, which serves as a frame. Each panel individually measures 12 x 24 inches (30 x 60 cm). These two mounted prints on panels can be hung close together or spaced apart in a hallway or staircase.
The paper is sealed with a very thin coat of rubbed-on cold wax medium. This matte barely perceptible layer protects the paper against dirt, dust and moisture, but does not have the noticeable thick, shiny, glassy look of an encaustic finish.
Hometown: San Francisco
Based in: Oakland, California, USA
I live in the woods in northern California. Whenever I leave my house I am under an endless web of tree branches. Their silhouettes have etched themselves into my memory over the decades.
My paintings and prints are always nature-inspired and nearly always monochromatic. Each one is an immersion in …
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