Friday , 24 November 2017

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Ten Grand #3

By: Shannon Scheidell Are there such places as Heaven or Hell? “Ten Grand #3,” the latest installment in J. Michael Straczynski and Ben Templesmith’s comic, makes you seriously question the meaning of life and what happens thereafter. Why are we here? Why do we breathe, eat and sleep and work our lives to the bone just so that we can kill ourselves some more? Love is ... Read More »

Functional and Fine Art Gallery to Open at Month’s End

By: Shannon Scheidell The new gallery, Artista Bottega, will host its grand opening Aug. 30 across the street from the legendary Jacob Schmidt Brewing Company. Nance Derby, the sole proprietor of the shop on West 7th has designed props for The Guthrie and the Saint Paul City Ballet, as well as scenes from The Mighty Ducks and Grumpy Old Men. Now she is opening her ... Read More »

Infographics – Gallery 1

This webpage may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. As an underground resource for art education and creative inspiration, the Freestone Print Company is making these found images available in our efforts to advance the understanding of graphic design, photography, alternative photographic processes, street art as a outlet for public discourse, typography, and ... Read More »

The First Woman Photographer

Anna Atkins (1799–1871) was the first woman photographer. Referred to sparingly by traditional photo historians, she made beautiful cyanotype photograms of algae, ferns, feathers, and waterweeds. Her botanist father, John George Children, and Sir John Herschel were friends — the Atkins and Herschel families resided only 30 miles apart in Kent, England. Atkins’ father was also a member of the Royal Society. When Herschel announced ... Read More »

Brand & ID – Gallery 1

This webpage may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. As an underground resource for art education and creative inspiration, the Freestone Print Company is making these found images available in our efforts to advance the understanding of graphic design, photography, alternative photographic processes, street art as a outlet for public discourse, typography, and ... Read More »

Business Cards – Gallery 1

This webpage may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. As an underground resource for art education and creative inspiration, the Freestone Print Company is making these found images available in our efforts to advance the understanding of graphic design, photography, alternative photographic processes, street art as a outlet for public discourse, typography, and ... Read More »

Alternative Photo Process

This webpage may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. As an underground resource for art education and creative inspiration, the Freestone Print Company is making these found images available in our efforts to advance the understanding of graphic design, photography, alternative photographic processes, street art as a outlet for public discourse, typography, and ... Read More »

Prussian Blue: A History of Cyanotype

Cyanotype is one of the simplest and most archival photographic processes. This particular alternative photo process – or “alt photo” for short – produces a cyan blue print (hence, cyanotype) using two main chemicals: ferric ammonium citrate and potassium ferricyanide, each of which can be purchased for less than $10. Cyanotypes need only plain tap water for developing and can be printed on various papers, some fabrics, and even glass! Inventor of ... Read More »