Re: Single coat Gum Print..Negative aspects

From: Dave Rose ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 06/30/05-06:59:54 AM Z
Message-id: <002201c57d73$9bfb0ec0$26cc9045@dave6m4323wvj7>

What exactly is the the problem with the prints you're making? Too much or
too little contrast, no image at all, etc......?

Dave in Wyoming

> Hi All,
> Please bear with me as I know that my request may be regarded as the
> ramblings of a demented idiot. I have been attempting to create a single
> coat gum portrait ( of her not me) as a gift for my daughter. Problem is
> see, I can't do it! And I've opened my big mouth now so..
> I need to know what an inverted negative for a successful single coat
> gum print. I don't need to see the finished product (thought that would
> be nice) I just need to get a 'feel' for how the thing should look. I
> don't really understand when people say ' use a negative that would
> print well on grade two paper' or 'the density range should be log 1.17'
> etc. These things mean nothing to me as I am a moron. Could someone take
> pity on me, decipher this request and post such an image somewhere on
> the web? I have already used enough gum to effect futures for the next
> million years..
> Thanks in advance,
> David H
Received on Thu Jun 30 06:58:19 2005

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