Re: Darkening a Darkroom
On Friday 20 October 2006 19:02, Bill King wrote:
> After lurking on this list for a long time, I'm finally forging ahead to
> make my own prints. So that I can get started, I am converting my laundry
> room into a multipurpose laundry room/darkroom for alt-processes. For
> those of you who aren't able to dedicate a room full-time to alt-processes,
> what techniques have you used to make the room dark? Are there
> particularly good materials for blocking light (possibly black garden
> plastic)? Have you come up with clever ways of attaching these materials
> so that they could be taken down (or at least be unobtrusive) when needed?
> I have a small window (which can remain blacked out) and a door (which
> needs to be functional for laundry too) to worry about.
Cardboard for the window. Cut it a little big and push it in. Drapes for the
door. Maybe throw something like a towel at the bottom of the door. Doesn't
need to be fancy.