Advanced Silver Printing - Spring 2019

Advanced Silver Printing - Spring 2019

Regular price $126.75
Tara Champion
DAY / TIME Mondays 6-9pm | April 1 - June 10, 2019
No class on May 27 - Memorial Day
TUITION $825 + $20 Materials Fee | Payment & Refund Policy
LEVEL Advanced
PREREQS Introduction to Zone
CREDITS 3 – Fulfills Fine Art Printing requirement for Certificate Program

This course is designed to enhance and improve your printing skills using traditional silver materials in the darkroom. Methods covered include: advanced techniques for burning and dodging, flashing, bleaching, selenium toning, water bath, and split filtration printing. Focusing on the subtleties of printing for more luminosity and richness of tone, the class will explore various tonal palettes and guide students towards a deeper understanding of printing filters, contrast grades and exposure control. Throughout the course students will be encouraged in their printing experience to gain greater ability to see the potential in a negative and the possibilities within the final print.


  • Students should expect to spend several hours per week on assignments for this course, which will require use of PCNW facilities; view our Rental Rates for details about additional fees.
  • The Materials Fee for the course includes chemicals and paper for in-class demonstrations. Students will be required to purchase film, paper, and possibly chemicals for personal use / completion of assignments.
  • Additional information about course expectations and required materials will be provided by the instructor at the start of the quarter.


Image © Lesley Low, PCNW Certificate Program Alumni


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