artwork by

CHRISTINE NGUYEN

copyright 2009

Cyanotypes are an early 19th century photographic process using a ferric ammonium iron citrate and potassium ferricyanide to create the light sensitive emulsion that creates a blue print. It uses the UV rays (sun) to expose the paper and water to develop and fix the image.

More info on Cyanotypes can be found HERE

  

Untitled (California Native Plants), 30 x 22", spray paint, pencil, color pencils, salt crystals on cyanotype (2014)

  

Untitled (California Native Plants), 30 x 22",spray paint, pencil, color pencils, salt crystals on cyanotype (2014)

  

Untitled (California Native Plants), 30 x 22",spray paint, pencil, color pencils, salt crystals on cyanotype (2014)

  

Untitled (California Native Plants), 30 x 22",cyanotype on paper (2014)

  

Untitled (California Native Plants), 30 x 22",cyanotype on paper (2014)

  

Untitled (California Native Plants), 30 x 22",cyanotype on paper (2014)

  

Untitled (California Native Plants), 30 x 22",cyanotype on paper (2014)

  

Untitled (California Native Plants), 30 x 22",cyanotype on paper (2014)

  

Untitled (California Native Plant: Palo Verde Tree),22 x30", cyanotype on paper (2014)

  

Untitled Fractal, 30x11x44”,folded and cut cyanotype with spray paint (2013)

  

Woods and the Sea, graphite,salt crystals on cyanotype

  

Sierpinski Mountains II , 22" x 30", spray paint, pencil, color pencils on cyanotype (2012)

  


Sierpinski Mountains, 22" x 30",spray paint, pencil, color pencils on cyanotype (2012)

  


untitled (auroras blue)- cyanotype and spray paint, archival pigment print (2011)

  


untitled (saturn)- cyanotype and spray paint, archival pigment print (2011)

  


untitled (planet)- cyanotype and spray paint, archival pigment print (2011)

  


untitled (blue planet)- cyanotype and spray paint, archival pigment print (2011)

  


untitled (clover)- cyanotype and spray paint, archival pigment print (2011)

  


untitled (knots blue)- cyanotype and spray paint, archival pigment print (2011)

  


untitled (green)- cyanotype and spray paint, archival pigment prints (2011)

  


untitled (knots)- cyanotype and spray paint, archival pigment print (2011)

  


untitled (rings)- cyanotype and spray paint, archival pigment print (2011)

  


Crystalline Particles- 19 1/2 x 27 1/2 each panel, cyanotype, color pencils, and salt crystals on paper (2011)

  


detail of Crystalline Particles

  


Sea Rays- 15"x 20", cyanotype and salt crystals on paper (2010)

  


Drops -15"x 20", cyanotype and salt crystals on paper (2010)

  


Nest -15"x 20", cyanotype and salt crystals on paper (2010)

  


Caterpillar eyes -15"x 20", cyanotype and salt crystals on paper (2010)

  


Submarine branch -15"x 20", cyanotype and salt crystals on paper (2010)

  


Lichen -15"x 20", cyanotype and salt crystals on paper (2010)

  


Untitled I (aerial view)- 8x10x2 1/2", cyanotype and salt crystals on paper (2010)

  


Untitled II (aerial view)- 6 1/2x10x4", cyanotype and salt crystals on paper (2010)

  


Untitled III (aerial view)- 15x11x1/2", cyanotype and salt crystals on paper (2010)

  


Arroyo Secco, cyanotypes, watercolor, graphic, salt crystals on paper (2009-2010)

  


detail of Arroyo Secco wall installation -29 1/4 x 21 1/2"

  


detail of Arroyo Secco wall installation -21 3/4 x 14 3/4"

  


detail of Arroyo Secco wall installation -15 x 22"

  


detail of Arroyo Secco wall installation -11 x 14" each panel

  


Untitled (yellow branch)- 15 1/2 x 12 1/4", cyanotype, lithograph and salt crystal on paper (2010)

  


Prismatic Nebulas- 21 3/4x 65 3/4" diptych, ink, cyanotype, salt crystals on paper (2010)