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Re: Gum on masa, again

On Oct 9, 2008, at 8:35 PM, Katharine Thayer wrote:
the thing that ruins prints for me is that when the paper gets wet through, it becomes very fragile; any disturbance of the paper (gently picking up an edge to look at how it's developing, etc) opens a crease, almost a tear, that tends to run diagonally across the print but can go in any direction, and there can be more than one of them.
In case anyone's having trouble picturing this:


this isn't the whole print, just as much of it as would fit on the scanner bed.