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Re: Gum over Cyanotypes

I would say that you should be able to put youtr hand into the water without any discomfort. I don't know of a specific temperature. Just make sure that you immerse the paper into the water. Don't pour hot water onto the paper as horrible things will happen!!


On Apr 28 2009, Loris Medici wrote:

OK, thanks much, will keep that in mind for the next batch. What is the
recommended max. temperature and nominal time for doing it right?


28 Nisan 2009, Salý, 7:33 pm tarihinde, davidhatton@totalise.co.uk yazmýþ:
> Hi Loris,
> PS.
> The paper should be soaked in fairly hot paper to allow the fibres to
> move one against the other and shrink fully. OR you could soak in room
> temp water for 12 hours or so
> David