Re: my work online finally

From: Judy Seigel ^lt;>
Date: 12/08/04-11:28:56 PM Z
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On Tue, 7 Dec 2004, Joe Smigiel wrote:

> ... My
> preliminary tests have the cyanotype layer printing stronger than the
> subsequent gum layers. I'm wondering if you can alter the color a bit
> warmer after everything has printed by bleaching back the cyanotype
> layer using a mild alkali solution. Or maybe the hardened gum layers
> seal the cyanotype and prevent that from happening. Hmmm.

If you want the cyanotype to be paler, it's probably easier to dilute the
emulsion with x amount of water than bleach it with alkali, which is
probably not as controllable.

Received on Wed Dec 8 23:29:08 2004

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