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Re: Gum on masa, again

No staining.  Most of my work done in the last 8 years had been on
surfaces that don't float so I've become quite accustomed to having
the print face up.  Less surprises that way.    I do give the tray a
good rocking every few minutes to make sure that the print stays
evenly wet.

2008/10/12 Loris Medici <mail@loris.medici.name>:
> Keith, how you develop the print face up? That interests me for future
> prints on rigid surface such as aluminum or wood. Do you agitate the print
> often? Don't you get staining (due to melted gum/pigment migrating
> irrelevant places)?
> Regards,
> Loris.
> 12 Ekim 2008, Pazar, 10:49 pm tarihinde, Keith Gerling yazmış:
>> I find masa extremely difficult to handle when wet.  I usually "scoop"
>> it out of the water - developing it face up - with a sheet of aluminum
>> or plexiglass, hang it up clinging to the support, and then peel the
>> print off of the support after it has dried a little.  Certainly it is
>> understandable that you would get creases.