Re: Was ink jet neg substrate, now blue pigment

From: Judy Seigel ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 04/03/04-05:55:08 PM Z
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On Sat, 3 Apr 2004, Christina Z. Anderson wrote:

> Very interesting, Judy. I thought it was due to two things: the fact that
> with the buildup of layers, by the time the third one came around the
> hardened gum already on the print would provide more slippery of a surface
> for the third layer to hold onto, hence more gum exposure needed. Thus, I
> thought that it wasn't necessarily that it was blue that made it slow. Or,
> the sheer darkness of the blue color would, pure and simple, hold back more
> light. I didn't notice this until doubling my color content in the gum
> pigment mix (for all three colors). With less saturated layers they all
> print the same. But your gel experience...

Actually, I apparently forgot to mention that the *test* was on cyanotype,
so there was relatively little "color" in the layer itself.

Received on Sat Apr 3 17:55:23 2004

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