RE: Spotting Alt Prints

From: Don Bryant ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 02/13/04-11:14:22 PM Z
Message-id: <000001c3f2b9$6b512f20$220110ac@donspc>


> Long time no talk :)

Yeah it does seem like a long time.

> 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
> mix. Mixing this on a white tile really helps to see the color you

So on a finished gum print mix water colors to taste and apply. Right?
IOW, no gum added to pigment.

> 2. If you could (this is more complex), with each layer you do,
> would spot with the color used. For instance, you can have a little
> of
> the gum/pigment/sensitizer mix, and brush it on a piece of paper and
> expose
> it. Soak it, and pick up some of that soft guck to spot your spot
> If
> 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
> that on the print, too.
> 4.Or you could just say it is an artistic spot caused by paper
> and leave it at that...
> I bet this is way more than you wanna know.

Well, not really. I'll file your reply. Thanks for the info.

Received on Fri Feb 13 23:14:33 2004

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