Re: Why Winsor & Newton?

From: Katharine Thayer ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 06/01/05-06:52:11 AM Z
Message-id: <429DAF7B.1EF7@pacifier.com>

Eric Neilsen wrote:
>
> Where is Wilhelm in all of this? Has he tested any of the pigments applied
> as "intended" or within a gum print?

Don't I wish! But I don't think so..... it seems unlikely that they
would be interested in this, as so very few people are involved with gum
printing.
kt

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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Katharine Thayer [mailto:kthayer@pacifier.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 6:04 AM
> > To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
> > Subject: Re: Why Winsor & Newton?
> >
> > Katharine Thayer wrote:
> > >
> > > Christina Z. Anderson wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Christina Z. Anderson wrote:
> > > > > Now, Holbein does have one color that no other person makes quite
> > > > >> the same--Opera. Can't wait to make a gum with that as my magenta
> > of
> > > > >> choice.
> > > > Katharine wrote:
> > > > > Just so you know, one of the pigments in that paint, basic violet
> > 10, is
> > > > > fugitive. (The other pigment is PR122, quinacridone magenta).
> > > >
> > > > Interesting, but Page gives it 3 stars, her highest rating, saying
> > > > lightfastness is very good.
> >
> >
> > And as I was saying in a conversation with Henk last week or so, no one
> > really knows for sure whether pigments that are fugitive in themselves
> > are equally fugitive once encased in hardened gum. I assume that the
> > answer is yes, so I don't use fugitive pigments. But until someone
> > actually does that fade testing, we're all just guessing; maybe you'll
> > do those tests, Chris...
> > Katharine
Received on Wed Jun 1 15:33:29 2005

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