Re: Spotting Alt Prints

From: Dave Rose ^lt;>
Date: 02/13/04-10:30:35 PM Z
Message-id: <005101c3f2b3$4abacdd0$c6cc9045@Dave>

On rare occasions I've spotted my gum prints with Spotone. I works nicely
to obliterate tiny white 'dust spots'. Exact color matching is not
necessary with such minor flaws.

Dave in Wyoming

> > Also what about spotting gum prints and gum overs with complex colors?
> > Thanks,
> > Don Bryant
> Hi Don,
> Long time no talk :)
> 1. If you are a good color mixer, you can also just dab each color in
> dots, one on top of another, and add a little bit of dark and warm to the
> mix. Mixing this on a white tile really helps to see the color you have.
> 2. If you could (this is more complex), with each layer you do, you
> would spot with the color used. For instance, you can have a little extra
> the gum/pigment/sensitizer mix, and brush it on a piece of paper and
> it. Soak it, and pick up some of that soft guck to spot your spot with.
> you just spot with the color plain without exposure and without added
> dichromate it can be lighter, brighter, and a tad cooler than the
> dichromate-hardened and somewhat darkened layer on the print needing
> spotting.
> 3. Some just add dichromate to the color and gum and spot and expose
> that on the print, too.
> 4.Or you could just say it is an artistic spot caused by paper bumps
> and leave it at that...
> I bet this is way more than you wanna know.
> Chris
Received on Fri Feb 13 22:28:05 2004

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