Create your very own cyanotype postcards with flowers selected by Mary Monterio in collaboration with Singaporean photographer and artist, Samantha Tio (Mintio). The two first met over weekly art sessions at the Alzheimer's Disease Association at Tiong Bahru.
Cyanotype is an early photographic printing technique that produces cyan-blue prints. Use of a selection of dried flowers to make beautiful imprints under the sun. With this kit, you will get to mix the solutions and compose your own designs onto postcards.
This creative kit has been produced as part of the project “Time On Our Hands”, which develops creative kits designed in collaboration with local artists and beneficiaries from various social organisations to advocate the importance of creative wellbeing for all.
In purchasing this kit, you will be supporting us to provide free art-for-wellbeing programs to underserved communities.
Co:Creation Workshop is a social enterprise based in Singapore. They use art in experimental and accessible ways to innovate purposeful art workshops and programs. With emphasis on supporting undeserved communities, they collaborate with creatives and art therapists to co-create products and services to spark inspiration in everyone, regardless of backgrounds and abilities.
Co:Creation - Cyanotype Postcard Printing Kit
- Solution A and B in 30ml bottles with droppers
- Wooden nylon brush
- Sun exposure “sandwich”
- 4 postcards for cyanotype printing
- 2 pieces of Acetate Sheets
- 1 permanent marker
- Dried Flowers (bright pink, baby’s breath, fern)
- Petri dish
- An illustrated guidebook in English