Re: Bad Vandyke ?

From: [email protected]
Date: 10/11/05-03:46:58 PM Z
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I have used Van Dyke sensitizer over a year old many times in the many
years I have made Van Dyke prints.
I do not think age is your problem.
James
On Oct 11, 2005, at 5:30 PM, Weber, Scott wrote:

>
> I have 16oz of Van Dyke sensitizer stored in a brown glass container
> since
> January. When I coated paper yesterday and made some exposures they
> look
> very dark and "muddy" (unsharp, unclear). Has this solution gone bad?
> I
> read an article by Wynn White where says he uses solutions that are a
> year
> old. Any experience with solutions stored for a length of time?
> Same paper, light source etc. Maybe I should start with fresh
> sensitizer.
>
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