Re: Colbert - alt photo process?

From: Jack Fulton ^lt;>
Date: 03/28/05-11:31:00 PM Z
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        Probably sepia or some toner such as Berg, on paper larger than heck,
that has pigmented drawing/painting/toning applied and then covered
with bees wax. The heat melts the wax to allow it to flow over the
surface. It gives a piece and aged look hence antiquity and metaphors
of times passed become illuminated through the murky quality of

On Mar 28, 2005, at 9:15 PM, Dave Rose wrote:

> I read an article in the Wall Street Journal about the work of Gregory
> Colbert. His photos, now on exhibit in New York, are described as
> "astonishing pictures-sepia and umber in tone, luxuriously produced at
> a
> scale of approximately 6 by 9 feet by an exacting encaustic process
> (involving beeswax, pigments and the application of heat)".
> Some kind of alternative process?
> Dave in Wyoming
Received on Mon Mar 28 23:31:10 2005

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