“I thought, ‘What can I do with these x-rays?’ I didn’t want to show them because they were like my source material. So I decided to make cyanotype prints. I love the deep indigo color, but I also like that it’s a contact print, so it’s a 1:1 ratio just like an x-ray. I wanted to keep the negative space of the x-ray, though, so I scanned my negative, reversed it in Photoshop, and printed that out in transparency.” Graham then bathed a piece of paper in the two-part chemical, exposed it to light, and watched as the pigment turned a dark blue.
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“I thought, ‘What can I do with these x-rays?’ I didn’t want to show them because they were like my source material. So I decided to make cyanotype prints. I love the deep indigo color, but I also like that it’s a contact print, so it’s a 1:1 ratio just like an x-ray. I wanted to keep the negative space of the x-ray, though, so I scanned my negative, reversed it in Photoshop, and printed that out in transparency.” Graham then bathed a piece of paper in the two-part chemical, exposed it to light, and watched as the pigment turned a dark blue.