[Alt-photo] Re: Papers for Palladium

Diana Bloomfield dlhbloomfield at gmail.com
Wed Nov 6 20:02:57 UTC 2013

That's really interesting.  Thanks for the information, Francis.  Can you get samples of this paper in the U.S.?  That's pretty light.
Do send the link, and also more information about your June workshop as it gets closer.

On Nov 6, 2013, at 2:57 PM, francis schanberger wrote:

> Just to put this out there. The wonderful papermakers in Ino Town, Japan
> with the help of platinum printer Masayuki Nishimaru and photographer
> Satoru Yoshioka (as well as his wife Ayako) have created a new paper
> specifically for printing platinum and palladium which they are calling
> Tosahakkinshi aka Tosa Washi.
> It is extremely light weight (30 gsm) which requires a different approach
> to coating (brush, no coating rod). There is a video of Nishimaru-san
> coating and processing the paper of which I can send a link.
> I am organizing a June workshop near Roswell, New Mexico in which I will
> demonstrate how to handle this amazing yet challenging paper.
> An exhibition of work made on this paper just concluded at the Japanese
> Paper Museum in Ino, Japan but should be traveling to Kyotographie (the
> international Kyoto Photography Festival).
> -francis

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