Re: silvery sheen & fisheyes

From: epona ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/08/04-11:11:22 AM Z
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hmm. perhaps i should have mentioned this sheen was not visible until
the print dried - while wet, it looked pretty darn good. i air-dried
it overnight.


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On Jan 7, 2004, at 10:33 PM, Judy Seigel wrote:

> 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 Thu Jan 8 11:11:44 2004

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