Re: My first Lith Print

From: Christina Z. Anderson ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 08/27/04-10:32:35 PM Z
Message-id: <00ab01c48cb8$256a4890$6101a8c0@your6bvpxyztoq>

PS How could I possibly forget: mordancage the negative! Copper chloride
mixed with hydrogen peroxide mixed with acetic acid (check formula on in my article there on said subject). but don't forget
with this you'd have to redevelop like in Dektol or whatever--dektol would
give nice grain and contrast.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christina Z. Anderson" <>
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Sent: Saturday, August 28, 2004 12:15 AM
Subject: Re: My first Lith Print

> > I wanna know how to make that defective negative :-) Looks like
> > emulsion has a bit cracking coarser than typical reticulation but not
> > sure.
> Used to be able to do it easily with Tri X and sodium carbonate--it would
> melt the emulsion like mucous. Tray of water, lukewarm to hot, dissolve
> in the water first and then place neg in and watch like a hawk. Now with
> the new hardening they've been doing to films to make them people-proof, I
> actually had a student have to use sodium hydroxide to get the same
> but it worked wonderfully. With gloves, of course. TMax 100 is about
> proof tho and I wouldn't try it as a first attempt.
> Chris
Received on Fri Aug 27 22:33:29 2004

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