RE: Blue-Black Cyanotype & Luster

From: Judy Seigel ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/04/05-09:34:28 PM Z
Message-id: <Pine.NEB.4.63.0510042333160.142@panix1.panix.com>

On Tue, 4 Oct 2005, Loris Medici wrote:

>
> Maybe one can coat unpigmented gum-dichromate mixture over cyanotype,
> fog it and then clear the dichromate stain (if present) in sulfuric acid
> (or sodium sulfite; but I don't know the PH of the latter, if it's
> alkali then it will bleach the underlying cyanotype)... What do you
> think? How many coats it will take to get adequate sheen which will open
> the shadows a little bit and increase dmax?

The gum gets hazier when it's hardened. Very annoying of it.

J.
Received on Tue Oct 4 21:34:37 2005

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