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Event description

Saturday 25th November 2023
Time: 10.00 am - 2.00 pm (BYO SNACKS)
Where: Keramika, MULLUMBIMBY
Ages: 16+
Cost: $110 EARLY BIRD! (tools and materials included except as outlined below)  SOLD OUT!
General admission: $150 

Cyanotype imagery, developed in the 19th century to document botanical specimens, is one of the oldest forms of photography. In this one-day workshop, Northern Rivers visual artist Katie Alleva will lead participants step by step through the fascinating technique of wet cyanotype printing, using objects from the natural world to create dreamy, beautiful images. The class will be inspired by the pioneering work of 19th-century botanist Anna Atkins, and participants will end the day with a series of cyanotype impressions on high-quality paper to take home.

Participants are to bring their own small selection of fresh foraged flowers, leaves, feathers, and/or pressed flowers to utilise in their cyanotype prints. All other materials and equipment will be provided.

Katie's studio is in Mullumbimby. She will have an outdoor set-up fro the morning, so please bring a hat, suncream, apron and covered shoes. A fridge is available if you need to store BYO food and/or drinks.

Katie Alleva is a local visual artist and teacher who has developed her cyanotype practice over the past five years. Katie is a dynamic, creative facilitator with extensive visual art knowledge and experience as a teacher. Katie Alleva holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours (First Class 1A), a Bachelor of Secondary Education (Sec. Education), a Bachelor of Visual Arts, Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, and a Certificate IV in Small business management. 

"I have learned to embrace the transformative power of visual arts practice. My art workshops are not just about teaching you an art technique. They are embedded with encouraging a deeper connection to self and community. They promote self-compassion through understanding how unique mark-making is. That simply being your authentic self, is the most healing intention you can set for yourself as a creative. My workshops are designed to ignite the creative spark within you. My goal is for you to feel inspired, uplifted, and connected and leave with ideas buzzing around for further creative endeavours!!!"

Advance bookings are essential via the ticketing link below, or by phoning Katie on 0435 203 936 or emailing:


In case of cancellation, Katie Alleva will provide a refund if we can successfully offer your place to a participant on our waiting list. In this case, the workshop cost, less a booking fee of 10%, will be provided, once the replacement student has paid in full. This is at the full discretion of Katie Alleva.

If the sun isn't shining Katie may postpone the event. In this instance, you will receive a full refund should you not be available for the next proposed date. We will make sure we secure a UV light to avoid this occurring.

Please note: Katie will email you the address of the workshop after you book on Humantix.

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