[Alt-photo] Re: buffer free paper

francis schanberger frangst at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 02:42:00 UTC 2013

And coat over felted wool with a hake brush. Wrinkles associated with
coating disappear.

On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, Diana Bloomfield wrote:

> Hi Jennifer,
> The only issue that a class might have with the Masa is just the thinness
> of it.  It's strong, but a little tricky to work with-- my experience.  I
> always pulled it out of the water and placed it on a sheet of glass to dry,
> which kept it from getting so wrinkled.  I guess the wrinkling could be
> used to good effect, though.
> I am now mostly using the BFK Rives heavyweight for gum, which also does
> not require sizing, and I *think* it's slightly cheaper than the Fabriano,
> but it's also somewhat smaller (19x26 at Talas for the Rives-- 10 sheets
> @$3.58/sheet and the Fabriano soft-press, 22x30 at Jerry's for $48.75).
>  But I actually like the Rives better than the Fabriano-- a bit less
> textured.  But it's certainly not down there at the Masa cost. :)
> Diana
> On Dec 10, 2013, at 9:52 AM, Darkrooms, Department of Art wrote:
> > Thank you Diane,
> >
> > I am relatively new to gum and have had some nice results with the
> > fabriano soft press without sizing.  We are always looking for
> inexpensive
> > papers that do not require sizing to use in our alt process class.  I
> > think I'll do a few tests on this paper.
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Jennifer M. Gioffre
> > Teaching Support Specialist
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