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Re: Tintype Workshop Dan

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  • Subject: Re: Tintype Workshop Dan
  • From: Carmen Lizardo <carmenlizardo@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 09:48:15 -0700 (PDT)
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I love this list! It is so much the reflection of the
world that we live in...
Thank you so much to all of you who responded. I do
use a lot of chemicals in my work, but I am also very
careful, after all, I do want to see my children grow
up. And about Mom being gone: I am a full time art
faculty for the State University of New York at new
Paltz, and my kids are very well adjusted to my work
schedule. I also bake cookies, cook dinner every
night, sing them songs to bed. I do sweep the dog hair
and other unsightly things under the sofa with my
foot, that saves me time to go to my studio and make
some work.  I scold my children when they don't
behave, which are why they just LOVE to be with their
grandparents who spoiled them rotten. I also have a
sainted husband who is a stay home dad, but it’s
managing to build me a house and goes to his painting
studio from 10:00 pm to 3:00am.  I guess that now we
are all friends, since I told you a bit my life as a

Ps, pardon my grammar is ESL

--- Robert Newcomb <newcombr@uga.edu> wrote:

> Don't sugar coat it so much Dan, tell us how you
> really feel!
> What a non supportive response to someone's
> enthusiasm about  
> attending a workshop.  A note of caution is one
> thing but the "after  
> mom is gone" was a bit too much.  Just make sure you
> don't breath or  
> drink the dichromate doing gum, or splash the bleach
> in your eye when  
> toning, or get electrocuted when using a mercury
> vapor printer or get  
> hit by a car on the way to the work shop or .....
> Robert Newcomb
> On Apr 10, 2008, at 7:53 PM, Dan Haygood wrote:
> > Tintypes, as in nitrocelulose, ether, potassium
> cyanide, etc.?
> >
> > Make sure the grandparents are OK with babysitting
> after Mom is  
> > gone, too!
> >
> > Seriously, there must be safer techniques after
> 160 years...can  
> > someone
> > post a rundown of the process used today?
> >
> >     - Dan
> >
> >> Hi All, I am looking to take a tintype workshop.
> It
> >> could be in New York or Texas. Can anyone
> recommend
> >> one? (grandparents are in both states , so I have
> free
> >> baby sitting for my kids!)
> >> Thank you kindly,
> >> Carmen
> >
> >

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