Lumen Prints

Explore image–making in a new way. Lumen prints are created through the use of natural sunlight and expired or fogged darkroom paper. Because lumens are created through the use of light, light will forever change them. The process produces liminal(?) prints in various colors based on the brand name of the paper as well as liquids on the surface. Since lumen printing is a contact printing process, we’ll experiment with photo negatives, leaves, flowers, trash, bugs, lace and more. You’ll create compositions with natural elements and scan your original prints to create a permanent record. You’ll also use Adobe Photoshop to dust and color correct the lumen prints.

Special Notes

  • Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
  • This weekend workshop is from 10-4 on Saturday and 1-4 on Sunday.

Materials List

Students will be provided with 15-20 sheets of 8" x 10" paper to get started in class. The teacher will instruct students where to purchase extra supplies, if necessary.

About the Instructor

Maggie Flanigan

Maggie Flanigan is a Virginia based artist working with ideas of community, intimacy and immediacy. Being raised in a small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains has given her an insight into what it means to create artwork in a small community. Her experience in professional schools of crafts such as Penland and Arrowmont have helped to define her interests in teaching in a playful and supportive atmosphere while maintaining and cultivating an artistic community. Maggie Flanigan specializes in teaching art and photography at all levels as well as working with alternative photographic process, printmaking, and mixed media fiber arts.

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Class Details
February 23 - February 2410 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Days: Sun Sat
Tuition: $95.00
Member Tuition: $85.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Maggie Flanigan
Level: Beginner