cyanotype


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

cy·an·o·type

 (sī-ăn′ə-tīp′)
n.

cyanotype

(saɪˈænəˌtaɪp)
n
(Photography) another name for blueprint1

cyanotype

a blueprint.
See also: Photography
References in periodicals archive ?
Redniss illustrated Radioactive with cyanotype prints.
The cyan blue of the cyanotype being Prussian blue at certain times brought it into direct photographic, economic and artistic rivalry with indigo; both became the stuff of colonial photographic practice.
Away from painting, Caitriona Dunnett's cyanotype (or cyan-blue print) of Loch Long Torpedo Range (2) shows the inside of a long semiderelict building, the blue giving it a strange appearance.
To this ground, Das Gupta is experimenting with the superimposition of cyanotype photo transfers, or blueprints, of delicate cellular bodies gleaned from husband Sanjay's medical books.
They include Lisa Zdravkovic's Beauty of Lichfield Cathedral, 2013 - a cyanotype photograph printed by hand on watercolour paper (PS85), Angela K Dooley's watercolour View from the Cube, 2013 (PS625) and the mixed media collage interpretation of Corporation Street in former teacher Wendy Brown's Birmingham Today, 2013 (PS300).
Subjects include Pin-Hole Cameras (August 18, 20, 22, 26 and 28) and Cyanotype Pictures (August 19, 21, 25, 27 and 29) - watch light exposing your pictures.
xvii) reveals that Maderna sent him a cyanotype copy of the manuscript, which became the motivation for Rizzardi's search for the lost work.
For example, a cyanotype made by botanist Anna Atkins while she was studying flora in Ceylon in 1850 was exhibited next to a salt print of the Arch of Titus made the same year by Giacomo Caneva, while an encased daguerreotype portrait of three men from 1850 by an unknown artist stood near a large-format photogravure of Alfred Stieglitz's The Steerage, taken in 1907 but printed in 1912, and a light drawing made by Barbara Morgan in 1940 hung next to a brightly-colored abstract dye-transfer drawing made by Clarence John Laughlin in 1944.
Whether as an architectural blueprint or a photogram, the cyanotype is infinitely alluring.
Her cyanotype ' blue' prints show two worlds -- one of women across the world and other of her family album and growing- up years.
Their work explores creative possibilities in experimental and alternative photographic processes, from pinhole to palladium, cyanotype to black and white, vintage, toy and homemade cameras.