Continuing Black & White Darkroom | July

Continuing Black & White Darkroom

Date  | Thursdays, July 11 – August 1, 2024

Time  |   6 – 9 PM

Location |  Rocky Mountain College

of Art & Design (RMCAD)

1600 Pierce St, Denver, CO 80214

Cost  | $360 Member and $396 Non-Member

Instructor  |  Jackie Webster

Skill Level  |  Intermediate


This class will emphasize darkroom skills outside of the basics. Students will be encouraged to develop individual styles through alternative darkroom techniques

Course Description:

Students will build on their existing darkroom skills through targeted assignments designed to help them develop their individual style.

Depending on each student’s interests and skill level, beyond-the-basics darkroom techniques will be introduced. Topics could include: print-toning, alternate film stocks and lens filters. By the end of the course, each student will be able to work independently in the darkroom, and to make technique choices to execute their creative aims.

  • Introduction to various photographic artists and their styles
  • Options and considerations when selecting film and paper
  • Print manipulation including burning, dodging, and advanced contrast control
  • Adjusting your personal process to achieve chosen outcomes in you photographs
  • Introduction to critique

Materials Needed:

  • 35mm or Medium format camera with manual controls
  • Minimum of 6 rolls of Kodak TMax 400 film (35mm/24 exposure) or 120mm depending on camera size
  • Dedicated work apron and nitrile exam gloves in your size
  • Samples of previous work