Re: haunted VDB
Will there have any new issues of Post Factory?
Let me know if there will.
On 02/10/2009, at 22:44, Judy Seigel wrote:
On Fri, 2 Oct 2009, Joao Ribeiro Globo wrote:
I'm not sure it is the plastic as some pictures changed and others
I can buy selenium powder here but the cost is hi (higher than
I haven't bought silver nitrate in a long time because at one point
it got very cheap & I bought a kilo... But in my practice anyway,
far more silver nitrate got used than selenium powder, so the price
comparison isn't so relevant. You need just enough selenium to tone
a layer that's made of something else, and you only tone the
"successes." But you need enough silver nitrate to coat the paper
fully and a lot of those prints will get thrown away; you don't only
print your successes, but a lot of misses. Also, a lot of that coat
gets fixed out, so it too goes down the drain (or wherever your
Which is to say, when I was using silver nitrate, I used several
pounds; I haven't yet finished the small jar of selenium.
Not to start that argument again but I'm planning producing gold
salts using Lyan's method in PF.
It's been a while, but I recall the purplish hues of gold (tho not
black -- I'll have to check). But look at it this way, the brown
color could be anything ... the gold-toned print (besides permitting
the magic word "gold") does look different (at least to the
The thing is I like the brown color and gold will shift it to
purple black isn't it?
Well, trying is part of the game, who knows I might fall in love
when I see it in my hands.
Good luck, enjoy ! I am myself these days in thrall to gum printing,
but .... there is something about that gold. (Devil get thee behind