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New Dimensions in Photo Processes, 4th Edition by Laura Blacklow

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Chapter 4    Creating the Photo-Printmaking Studio

  Equipment

  The Light Box

  The Contact Printing Frame

  The Exposure Unit

  Materials and Procedures

  Materials

  Supports

  Sizing

  Handling Thin Papers

EQUIPMENT

Many of the printmaking processes described in Part III, Light-Sensitive Methods, are accomplished without a photographic darkroom or film-developing area, although an artist may want access to a darkroom (see Chapter 5) or a computer and printer (see Chapter 6) for making large negatives. Cyanotype, Van Dyke brown, gum bichromate, casein pigment, palladium, and Kwik Print1 emulsions are applied to paper or fabric in subdued daylight, dried, exposed to bright ultraviolet light under black-and-white contact-size transparencies, ...

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