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Cyanotype - Materials, facilities and equipment check list:

Safety Equipment:

* Rubber gloves - essential

* ventilation -essential (use breathing mask if ventilation is not adequate)

*Apron - suggested

* Breathing mask - suggested

*goggles - suggested especially for splattering, airbrush application



*ferric ammonium citrate - essential

* potassium Ferricyanide (not ferrocyanide)-essential

* Distilled water -suggested




*Measuring graduates - essential

*4 containers for mixing the solutions - essential

* brown storage bottle - essential

*Plastic spoon for mixing - suggested

*Eyedropper to put small amounts of sensitiser on paper -suggested

*Brushes - essential

*glass rods - suggested

*Pencil for registration or notes -suggested

*Sponge, rag, mop, soap for cleanup - suggested



*Support base or paper -essential

* Negatives -essential

*2 Trays, slightly larger than the paper size - essential

*Suitable exposure source -essential ( this could be the sun)

*timer or clock - suggested

*running water -suggested

* Masking tape - suggested


* an area to set up trays and wash prints - essential

* a place for coated prints to dry, in subdued light - essential

* a place for processed prints to dry -essential (e.g.. print rack, clothesline)

*a clean surface to coat prints in yellow safe light or subdued light that can be washed down- (or put down old newspapers) essential



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