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Re: Less than 2 worth - anyone making your own pigments?



Sam,

You aren't making dirty pictures are you? hehehehe

Did you test the PH?

Mark Nelson

In a message dated 9/11/06 10:36:49 AM, stwang@bellsouth.net writes:


A painter gave me some powder pigments he made from the local earth around Lake Hartwell. They worked very well in my initial gum tests. Just wondering if anyone else has been making pigment for alt processes.

By the way, it was a lot more involved than just digging up some dirt. My friend enlisted help from the chemistry department, for instance.

Sam Wang






Mark Nelson
Precision Digital Negatives