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Re: greens in gum


On Sep 30, 2006, at 1:31 PM, John Brewer wrote:

I remember reading in a book somewhere that greens are more likely to stain and should be made from yellow and blue. I've not had a stain problem with greens. One of those gum old wives tales I guess. Here's recent gum over cyanotype http://tinyurl.com/ly3bb using DVP 277 sap green (PG7 and PY 42).



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----- Original Message ----- From: "Christina Z. Anderson" <zphoto@montana.net>
To: "Alt, List" <alt-photo-process-L@usask.ca>
Sent: Saturday, September 30, 2006 8:08 PM
Subject: greens in gum

BTW, someone once complained about not getting suitable greens in gum. Daniel Smith Hansa Yellow PY3 gives a bright, sassy green over a cyano layer. It is a green biased yellow.

The end. Short and sweet. No science or tests--just the facts, ma'am...


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