Re: Acrylic tube pigments for gum?

From: Judy Seigel ^lt;>
Date: 02/05/04-06:46:26 PM Z
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If this question was about using acrylic tube pigments for GUM printing,
which the subject line suggests, the answer is no. Or mostly no. Gum
relies on the emulsion being water-soluble when it dries except for the
part that's hardened by dichromate in UV. Acrylic paint dries insoluble
in water, period. ("Impermeable", which someone mentioned, means something
else.) I've made gums with a *small* amount of acrylic paint in the mix,
but doubt it's possible to make a gum print with all acrylic paint. (Has

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