[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: salted paper and Arches Platine
That has been a pickle that has come up. I can't seem to get the warmer
tones either. Since I tend to make prints that lean towards a purple color
bias, I have not fully looked into this. My suspicion is that papers have
changed over the years. Also, if you are using the salting formula(s) that
contain sodium citrate, that will cool the image somewhat also. If you are
very interested in strong brown tones, you may have to accomplish this with
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lukas Werth" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2001 1:37 AM
Subject: Re: salted paper and Arches Platine
> you mention in your salt printing manual that starch would give warmer
> tones than gelatine - as it is noted in Reilly and elsehere in the
> I have made a print on my usual salt paper (Fab. Artistico) which I had
> salted with a corn starch solution - normally I do not size this paper at
> all, neither do I use gelatine in the salting solution - the heavy sizing
> of this paper seems to be adequate for salt). I was after those warmer
> colours, but I could see no difference in colour to a salting solution
> without addition.
> What might have been wrong, how much colour difference is to be expected?
> At 15:25 24.08.01 -0700, you wrote:
> >You can substitute potato starch 1:1 with arrow root.
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: <Grafist@aol.com>
> >To: <email@example.com>
> >Sent: Friday, August 24, 2001 2:48 PM
> >Subject: Re: salted paper and Arches Platine
> >> In a message dated 24/08/01 20:51:29 GMT Daylight Time,
> >> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> >> > >Arrowroot is found in the spice section of the grocery store. It is
> >> > >used to thicken sauces.
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> > Not in the shops I know here in Germany. I only find potato and corn
> >> > starch. When I once asked for arrowroot starch, I was answered:
> >is an
> >> > alimentary store, you know!"
> >> >
> >> > Lukas
> >> ........................................
> >> Lukas and List people,
> >> Arrowroot is sold in pharmacies in England
> >> is often mixed with warm water or milk and drunk by those with ulcers
> >> sooth the stomach. Also refering to the previous posting the stuff is
> >> just "arrowroot".
> >> John Grocott- Photographist. London, England
> >> http://hometown.aol.co.uk/grafist/myhomepage/artgallery.html