Making Glassplate Negatives
Aug
24
to Aug 26

Making Glassplate Negatives

Back to basics - waaaaay back!  In this workshop we will create camera original negatives, understand what makes good negatives for reproduction, their history and context - why they are STILL necessary in the digital age.  Learning proper exposure and methods for developing out good negatives for contact printing on albumen or salt paper, cyanotypes or enlargement on silver-gelatin.  We will also cover advanced methods for intensification of your negs.  If you are looking for something uncommon in the contemporary photographic practice this is the workshop for you. It is here creative potential lies untapped.

Friday @ TinCan Studios 36 Mill Rd. Chelsea Qc. 4:00pm to late  

Saturday @ TinCan Studios 36 Mill Rd. Chelsea Qc. 9:00am to late  

Sunday @ TinCan Studios 36 Mill Rd. Chelsea Qc. 9:00am to 4:00pm

Costs: $850  - a immediate $250 non-refundable deposit required upon registration and the remainder the first week before the course.

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Making Ambrotypes
Jul
27
to Jul 29

Making Ambrotypes

Glass, Collodion, Silver - three beautiful base elements to creating soft creamy images with depth and beautiful chocolate hues with vanilla highlights.  Who doesn't want that? We will cover preparation & handling, proper chemical formulas, exposure and development, for Ambrotype positives. Additionally best practices for finishing - hand colouring, japanning & varnishing.  We will also explore advanced positive possibilities like the amazing Relievo-Ambrotype - hopefully expanding your horizons past the all to common and insanely boring.contemporary Wetplate "big head" portraits.

Thursday @ The National Gallery of Canada 2:00pm to 4:45pm

Friday @ TinCan Studios 36 Mill Rd. Chelsea Qc. 4:00pm to late  

Saturday @ TinCan Studios 36 Mill Rd. Chelsea Qc. 9:00am to late  

Sunday @ TinCan Studios 36 Mill Rd. Chelsea Qc. 9:00am to 4:00pm

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TinCan @Sudbury Music Fest - July 5-8
Jul
5
to Jul 8

TinCan @Sudbury Music Fest - July 5-8

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TinCan Studios @ Sudbury Music Festival July 4-8 2018

If you are in Sudbury during NLFB Music festival - Canadas old music festival - come hang out and have your portrait taken. The TinCan Van will be on site doing demonstrations and taking portraits.  Stop by and say hello.

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