silvery sheen & fisheyes

From: Judy Seigel ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/07/04-09:33:17 PM Z
Message-id: <Pine.NEB.4.58.0401072225590.1686@panix2.panix.com>

On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Kate Mahoney wrote:

> To add to this - I've been watching for fish-eyes since this discussion
> began - I get them, but because I use a roller to smooth off the coat, they
> disappear entirely. I agree with Dave on this, another brushing will get rid

I'm not sure what fish eyes are -- don't think I've seen them. But I
wonder -- has anyone who put a drop of Kremer anti-foam in the gelatin
gotten fish eyes?

Then about the silvering on the argyrotype... There may be no connection,
but -- we found that VDB never silvered out when it wasn't heat dried...
tho it often did (depending on paper and contrast) when it was heat dried.
There was quite a literature on the papers that did & didn't "plate out"
but it didn't happen when air dried at room temp.

Though this problem may not be that problem, I realize.

J.
Received on Wed Jan 7 21:33:29 2004

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