Re: old vs. new cyanotype

From: Kerik ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 06/11/04-03:30:22 PM Z
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> Hence, Fabriano Artistico is probably not a suitable paper for the new
> cyanotype unless you dink around somehow. I tried coating it with oxalic
> acid before printing, and that did not work. One more vote for the
> traditional.


F.A. appears to be pretty highly buffered. It takes about a 5 minute soak
in 1% oxalic acid to make it work well for pt/pd. A simple surface coating
of OA doesn't do it. So, if you want to make it work for Cyano, an OA soak
may do the trick.

Received on Fri Jun 11 15:30:43 2004

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