Re: old vs. new cyanotype

From: Loris Medici ^lt;>
Date: 06/11/04-03:39:31 PM Z
Message-id: <001001c44ffc$95c47690$bd02500a@Loris>

How this practice will affect the contrast? (I can't test if myself -
despite all the search, I couldn't find oxalic acid locally)


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From: "Kerik" <>
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Sent: Saturday, June 12, 2004 12:30 AM
Subject: Re: old vs. new cyanotype

> > Hence, Fabriano Artistico is probably not a suitable paper for the new
> > cyanotype unless you dink around somehow. I tried coating it with
> > 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
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