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Re: acorns(!)

Here's one coat of gum on spackled and gessoed plywood
http://www.gumphoto.com/gesso4.jpg  Lighter than I expected, but I'm
going to leave it alone as it captures the subject nicely.  Up close
it looks like a fresco.


2008/10/31 Loris Medici <mail@loris.medici.name>:
> Hi Marek,
> 31 Ekim 2008, Cuma, 5:14 am tarihinde, Marek Matusz yazmış:
>> Loris,
>> WHat a beautiful print.
> Thanks!
>> While the colors are not photo-realistic, they are
>> absolutely convincing. What I mean is that if you were to post the
>> original photo we would say  that your interpretation is so different.
>> Well, I think that is the point to print a "different print". I just adore
>> the background that has a mix of random pigmentation.
> Me too, that's why I chose to keep it -> it may not work for other images,
> but it doesn't ruin this one.
>> It seems that your stripe pattern is only evident in the magenta negative.
>> It is quite distractive from the randomness of the background. I wonder
>> why that is the case.
> It's because of the paper negative (some have this type of pattern)...
>> It seems that you have arrived at a very balanced combination of pigment
>> ratioes, gum thickness and exposure/development.
>> Do yo need any more encouragement?
>> Hope to see some more work
> Thanks much, will definitely try foam roller later (expecially for larger
> prints).
> Regards,
> Loris.

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