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RE: PVA size for multiple gum layers

I am not sure if extra size was needed, just did not want to mess up the print. It certainly did not hurt anything.
> Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 11:29:49 +0300
> From: mail@loris.medici.name
> Subject: RE: PVA size for multiple gum layers
> To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
> Great image/print and thanks for the pigment tip. Do you absolutely need the
> extra sizing layer or was that for extra safety to protect a well
> progressing print?
> ________________________________
> From: Marek Matusz [mailto:marekmatusz@hotmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, October 17, 2009 10:08 PM
> To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
> Subject: PVA size for multiple gum layers
> All,
> Here is an example of 4 layer gum print on PVA sized Fabriano Artistico
> extra white paper. paper was sized with a 1:2Gamblin PVA/water mix and
> another layer of size was applied before last indanthrone blue layer was
> applied. Overall 4 layers were used with PBr25, carbon black (lamp black),
> PB60 and PO73. The last one is limited to the background. PBr 25 from Daniel
> SMith is an outstanding pigment that is perhaps to gum printing what burnt
> sienna is to oil paiting. It makes an outstanding combination when cooled
> with a second pass of indanthrone blue
> http://picasaweb.google.com/marekmatusz1/GumAndPvaSize#5393643659653595698
> The picture is of my grandson.
> Marek

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