Summertime means plenty of sunshine (and rain in equal measure, apparently. Oh, Toronto). You can either embrace it, hide from it in the shade, or slather on sunscreen and hope for the best. Alternatively, you could come by and pick up a Sunography kit and make art using nothing but sunlight. The results are similar to a cyanotype print (one of the earliest examples of photography), à la botanist Anna Atkin’s work.

Step one: Find an object that you’re keen on. Step two: place said object on the double-sided light sensitive paper. Step three: Find a sunny spot, and leave your object on the paper to bask for 1-15 minutes. The longer you leave it, the darker it’ll be. Step four: High five, you’ve got yourself a print.




The Sunography kit includes 6 archival paper sheets. $20 at our Kensington location.


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