Thanks for the report. As for the "ruined," cyanotype fogs pretty quickly
after coating in hot, humid conditions (Pasadena in July?), enough to veil
the whites of "fine photography"-type-long scale
photographs. I've found, though, that another coat applied at the last
minute will generally freshen things up -- and, depending on the paper,
can give super-extra dark D-max.
> at another school, and Rives BFK is what I was told to use.
Yes, BFK is widely available & used automatically by, um, let's say
"generalists." It's excellent for gum printing.
In > fact, I am considering trying to use the process on a very large
canvas, > next, for the final project. We shall see... > > Anyway, I
Tell us, when it happens, about your experience with the large canvas --
but beware. A student of mine decided to make a self-portrait on canvas,
lay down on it for the long exposure it required (her test showed 40
minutes) and someone called the police because there was a body in the