Re: Bromoil ink dryed out
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As you are finding out - controlling the thickness of the ink is critical in Bromoiling. Being too thick has always been easier than too thin for me. Don't throw it out - it is still fine. Get some stand oil, linseed oil and #5 litho varnish and mix your ink from your dry can. That with your other modifiers will allow to tune your ink to your needed thickness.
Josh Verduzco <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I just started bromoiling, and have been impressed with the results. But
recently I accidentally left a can of ink in my garage for a bit (and in
Austin TX in summer that means heat) which I didn't know was a bad thing.
When I checked it, it was pretty tough, there was still a little moisture in
it but it
was pretty dry. Is there a way I can get it to working order
again? Maybe a solvent or something would get it back to normal? Or should
I just get a new can?
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