Sam Wang (stwang@CLEMSON.EDU)
Tue, 11 May 1999 12:09:52 -0400
Not exactly, but I have used Elmer's School Glue with dichromate and
pigment. Development is encouraged by the use of alcohol. I was under the
impression that the result is a polyvinyl alcohol print. The one I made on
a T-shirt underwent numerous washing till the shirt fell apart, and yes,
the image was intack.
>I was recently reading the new bio of Edwin Land. Besides learning that the
>family name was Salomonovitch and it was thought that his father mistook
>the immigration officials saying "You are now landed" as the source of the
>family name there was a couple of other tidbits that look like areas for
>exploration. Perhaps someone has already exploited this function. 3M Color
>1. Polyvinyl alcohol absorbs dye. The early base for Land's polarizing film.
>2. Polyvinyl alcohol hardens in light like gum if dichromated.
>Coat PVA on plastic sheets. Dichromate. Expose and then dye the sheet.
>Just thought I'd pass it on.
>Hmmm. It could have been the Polaroid Salomonovitch Camera.
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