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Re: 3 layer gum on Masa affixed to Yupo

I like it! Good job:-)

On 8/31/07 5:45 AM, "Loris Medici" <mail@loris.medici.name> wrote:

> Hi all,
> This is my very first finalized gum print - so don't be too harsh ;)
> Affixing Masa to Yupo using 3M Photo Mount spray adhesive worked well for me;
> a) No more registration problems - thanks to the stable base, I can
> perfectly register the negative while doing multi-layer prints. I
> couldn't manage this before affixing the paper to a stable base.
> b) From now on, I can make a 3 layer gum print in less than 2 hours...
> Here's the print:
> http://www.loris.medici.name/gum/gum_masa_3coats_sm.jpg
> Tonality and subtlety is poor compared to Artistico. But this combo
> surely works when you're in pursuit of this particular look and/or you
> prefer to work quick. (Please note that this is a fairly small print;
> only ~ 6x9"...)
> This image consists of three layers:
> 1. Ivory black, 10% Ammonium Dichromate, 2:22
> 2. Yellow raw ochre, 10% Ammonium Dichromate, 3:00 (This is a mixture
> of PY42 + PY43, I guess I will put this as the first layer since I
> didn't like it on top of neutral gray/black...)
> 3. Ivory black + process cyan, 5% Ammonium Dichromate, 1:55
> Will also try to print this over with a Cyanotype first-layer.
> The actual image is cooler and less grainy compared to the scan -
> calibration and interpolation problems. It's an OK reproduction...
> Regards,
> Loris.