Held in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, this is a two-day workshop for beginners in tintype portraiture that includes individual instruction to make 5x7″ collodion tintypes. Tinting and burnishing will also be demonstrated. Taught by internationally known collodion experts Mark Osterman and France Scully Osterman, this workshop presents a rare opportunity to learn a fun process while on vacation in England. Each participant will receive a copy of the new Scully & Osterman basic collodion manual containing all formulas, instructions, and sources of supply.
Audience: Limited to ten, this workshop is for anyone who wants to learn the basics of tintype making. This is a beginning workshop that covers all of the basic skills needed to get started in making wet collodion tintypes. No experience necessary.
Note: Price of this workshop is for tuition and materials only. It does not include travel, lodging, or meals.
Location and Scheduling: Participants should plan to arrive (at the latest) on Sunday, June 19, 2016, before 5 p.m. and depart (at the earliest) after 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016.
Daily sessions begin at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. The workshop will be held at Warwickshire College, which is a ten minute walk from Leamington Spa’s town center.
Lodging: Participants must make their own arrangements for lodging. We suggest staying in Royal Leamington Spa.