Re: new gums
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- Subject: Re: new gums
- From: Keith Gerling <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 20:57:02 -0600
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Well, I kinda DO know you, but what I meant to convey is that I like
your (to use a Z-ism) "loosey goosey" approach. ALL of my better
stuff happens at the spur of the moment - scrapin' and rubbin' and
sprayin' on prints, usually always because they have already "failed"
and I have nothing to lose.
On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 7:18 PM, Christina Z. Anderson
> Thanks for all the positive feedback, y'all. I am really liking this
> project myself, but until you put the work out there you never know if you
> are living in some lalaland vacuum. My family is seriously odd, so
> hopefully that comes across. We had skunks and monkeys and really fat
> dachshunds as pets that were so fat their tummies dragged along the
> ground....etc. etc. And like, why would my dad take a pic of my mom's butt
> while gardening?
> But heck, try as I might to enter certain competitions e.g. Critical Mass,
> they never like my stuff. Oh well. I keep two folders on my computer, a
> shows "yes" and a shows "no". When I get a reject it disappears into the
> shows no file, out of sight out of mind.
> Henry, Pictorico negs, tricolor separations done at the negatiave stage.
> BUT the intensity of color comes with scraping off an entire layer of color
> at the development stage, in other words, my dad's really blond hair is
> because I scraped off both the blue and magenta; the leaves are really green
> because I scraped off the magenta. And so on and so forth. If I had not
> scraped off parts of the colors the entire print would be much less intense,
> such as the Skier image you see on the website. Or one of the Snake images
> that is basically a straight image.
> Keith, if you knew me well you would realize I am far from perfection in
> person and even moreso in practice :) and my prints have LOTS of dots and
> Laura, I can actually say that I like the prints better in person. I don't
> think I have yet taken a pic of a gum that I prefer to the actual gum
> itself...the gloss and texture never come through on a computer.
> David, you pegged it totally correctly--somewhere between nostalgic and a
> comic book. When I scrape a layer off it becomes flat and comic-like. I
> really like this and have been having SO much fun at the development stage
> it is giving me a new lease on life.
> Thanks again ALL of you for taking the time to look.
> Christina Z. Anderson
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Henry Rattle"
> To: "Christina Z. Anderson" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 12:16 PM
> Subject: Re: new gums
>> Hi Christina - Wow, I think that's almost more tricolour gums than I've
>> in my entire life! I think they are great!
>> The inevitable questions -
>> Are these from paper negatives? - and, when the colours are separated
>> as the two figures working in a field) is that done at the negative stage
>> the coating stage?
>> I love the intense colours - beginning to think that my coating is much
>> On 12/11/08 17:20, "Christina Z. Anderson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> (Sounds like I had mouth surgery)
>>> Dear All,
>>> I have added a few new Family of Origin images to my website if you want
>>> take a look. Campy, kitschy, messy, moldy, melty, scrapey, brush
>>> Very imperfect. But it's my new wavelength for some unknown reason.
>>> a familial catharsis.
>>> Christina Z. Anderson
> Christina Z. Anderson
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