Re: Full color gum printing

From: Tom Ferguson ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 07/05/04-10:22:31 PM Z
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If you read the "Gum Tri-Color Yellow" you'll get my whole long story
on tri color pigments. Right now I'm using M. Graham Quinacridone Rd
#155 (Pigment PR209). Straight out of the tube it looks a bit too red
to be a "perfect magenta", but I'm getting good prints :-)

On Monday, July 5, 2004, at 08:02 PM, Giovanni Di Mase wrote:

> Hi Tom,
> What pigment you use for the magenta printing?
> I mean manufacturers name and pigment name.
> Thanks,
> Giovanni
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Tom Ferguson
> To:
> Sent: Monday, July 05, 2004 12:58 PM
> Subject: Re: Full color gum printing
> You can (and I usually do) need a fourth coat to fine tune the color.
> Decide what color is "lacking" and print again with a weaker color mix
> (less paint).
> I've just started doing tri-color work, others may have more info.
> On Monday, July 5, 2004, at 07:55 AM, Giovanni Di Mase wrote:
> I am trying to figure out what adjustments can be done to an almost
> finish
> full color gum print but unfortunately with either slightily too much
> yellow, green or blue on the image.
> If you have experienced the process you may have run that the pigment
> may
> had some problems or the expoure did not come out as planned and you
> ended
> up with this almost complete print but with a slightly different color.
> My thoughts are than instead of throwing it away and start all over
> again is
> worth to try to fix it.
> Any idea or experience you would like to share on this subject?
> Thanks,
> Giovanni
> --------------
> Tom Ferguson
Tom Ferguson
Received on Mon Jul 5 22:23:16 2004

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