RE: a few notes on my first few gum prints...
Yep, I have to agree w/Marek. I've been coating gum with foam rollers for 8 or 9 years. Thin, even, smooth coats quickly and easily. Kerik Kouklis www.kerik.com > Paul, > > For even coating nothing beats the foam roller. I quickly spread the > emulsion with a brush and then smooth the coat with a foam roller. I coat > my prints in batches and use more emulsion on the first print as the > roller will pick up some from the print. Apply more pressure on the first > pass to even out the brush stokes and then lighter and lighter pressure as > the gum dries and becomes more tacky. Ran the roller in one direction > only. If the emulsion is too thick and roller too wet, run it over a dry > paper towel and continue. It goes very quickly, less then 60 seconds per > print. > > On the other hand if the foam brush works stick with it. > > Marek