Wetplate collodion workshops are held on the 1st weekend of each month at :
Rabbit Hole Studios
Compstall Mills estate
Stockport SK6 5HN
The workshops cover:
Cameras and lenses (old and modern)
Other equipment needed
Chemistry, including health and safety
Substrates: both traditional and contemporary such as glass, metal and acrylic
Preparing, exposing, processing and finishing plates
You will be given a 40 page workshop manual.
Day one covers equipment, chemistry and health and safety and you will also make a plate or two on glass. Day two will be as flexible as possible allowing you to create plates at your own pace on a range of substrates in different sizes using a variety of cameras.
Students will have the chance to make positive images on glass (ambrotypes) and metal (ferrotypes/tintypes) plates of different sizes using a variety of cameras.
We can also travel to you providing there is a minimum number of students.
Please contact us for further information.