ONSITE: Introduction to Cyanotypes

Learn about the cyanotype process and how to integrate this alternative photography process into a variety of media. The cyanotype process uses UV light and non-toxic materials to print photographic images on a variety of surfaces. We will learn how to coat and print cyanotypes on paper first. Then we'll discuss conceptualizing and creating imagery for your pieces. You'll be encouraged to explore techniques like printing cyanotypes on other materials like wood or fabric and toning your cyanotypes to produce color variations.

Special Notes

  • Students are encouraged to have interest and experience in either printmaking and/or photography. The chemicals we work with in the process are toxic only if ingested. Limited materials will be provided, and it will be encouraged that students bring materials, images, and objects to use. y here or there.

    This is an ONSITE course. All onsite students are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Students are expected to adhere to our COVID-19 policies. Onsite courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. For more info please visit

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

About the Instructor

Tyler Brady

Tyler Storm Brady is a Virginia Beach artist living in Richmond, Virginia. Since obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Creative Advertising from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2014, Tyler has self-published a number of zines, created collector's cards and merchandise, built concrete skateparks, managed a digital printing prepress department, and was a Studio Access Resident at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond during Spring/Fall 2021. Tyler’s current work focuses on photography, alternative printmaking methods, frame making, and visual design to discuss emotions, moments in time, and current topics.


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Class Details
October 24 - November 1410 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Day: Mon
Tuition: $175.00
Member Tuition: $157.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Tyler Brady
Level: All Levels