Re: Van Dyke Problems

From: Robert Krawiec ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 04/06/04-12:08:40 PM Z
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Thanks Grace, nice images by the way!

I do include a step wedge. I've tried a few different
curves but none have really done much to affect the

I'm using Arches Aquarelle paper and I'm wondering if
it just isn't suitable, hence the sensitiser floating
off in the wash. Or perhaps the hypo is having an


--- Grace Taylor <> wrote:
> Robert,
> Regarding tonal quality in your Van Dyke prints, do
> you print a step wedge
> with curve applied along with your image? This will
> show if your curve
> needs to be adjusted. I started with Dan
> Burkholder's platinum curve for my
> Van Dykes and had to make about three adjustments to
> the curve before
> getting the right contrast. Sorry I have no
> suggestion for the second
> problem. I use Stonehenge paper and have never had
> anything come off in the
> final wash.
> You can look at some of my Van Dykes on
> under
> Artists and Photographers gallery. Grace

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