Re: Help with gum pritns on black paper with white Gouache.

From: Tim O'Neill ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/19/05-12:40:40 PM Z
Message-id: <BAY3-F3C607CA1BF3867873FB1AA0800@phx.gbl>

pretty much what tempera printing is, at least in theory.

tim

>From: "Christina Z. Anderson" <zphoto@bellsouth.net>
>Reply-To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
>To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
>Subject: Re: Help with gum pritns on black paper with white Gouache.
>Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 09:45:52 -0500
>
>>Chris, the question about gouache's archivalness is probably due to some
>>readings in old materials. Gouache used to be cheap poster colors with
>>fugitive pigments or dyes and white added (for opacity). Nowadays if you
>>buy artist gouache (for example, Winsor and Newton), they are basically
>>the same as watercolor except that the concentration is higher for opacity
>>reason.
>
>OH, this is cool to know! Thanks, Dave. That's exactly what was said when
>I
>used them, that they were graphic designer colors used for posters for
>reproduction, and that the quality of the pigments was not up to snuff.
>Glad it has changed since then.
>Chris
>PS Has anyone used egg tempera paint in tubes and dichromate? If egg
>(colloid) is also hardened by dichromate, wouldn't that work? Or is this
>what *is* used in tempera printing?
>
>
Received on Wed Jan 19 12:44:01 2005

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