These gum bichromate prints are printed from the same negatives.... The differences arise from the amount of pigment used in relation to the gum arabic + potassium dichromate mixture.   These prints are all approx. 4x4"   Each individual print is $350 matted

These gum bichromate prints are printed from the same negatives.... The differences arise from the amount of pigment used in relation to the gum arabic + potassium dichromate mixture. 

These prints are all approx. 4x4" 

Each individual print is $350 matted

 Each layer of color is laid down individually... The white dots outside the corner of the image are the registration marks used to line up each layer.

Each layer of color is laid down individually... The white dots outside the corner of the image are the registration marks used to line up each layer.

 Detail of the layers of pigment

Detail of the layers of pigment

 A finished print with the negatives used to create that print

A finished print with the negatives used to create that print

 Separation negatives: Cyan, Yellow, Magenta and Black  Each one is slightly different to allow varying degrees of pigment to be exposed for the image

Separation negatives: Cyan, Yellow, Magenta and Black

Each one is slightly different to allow varying degrees of pigment to be exposed for the image

 Tools of the trade: gum arabic, potassium dichromate, watercolor pigment, a smooth brush, mortar & pestle, and protective gloves

Tools of the trade: gum arabic, potassium dichromate, watercolor pigment, a smooth brush, mortar & pestle, and protective gloves

Tools_1_WebReady.jpg
 The progression of each layer of color... Each successive color is exposed on top of the previous one.

The progression of each layer of color... Each successive color is exposed on top of the previous one.

 These gum bichromate prints are printed from the same negatives.... The differences arise from the amount of pigment used in relation to the gum arabic + potassium dichromate mixture.   These prints are all approx. 4x4"   Each individual print is $350 matted
 Each layer of color is laid down individually... The white dots outside the corner of the image are the registration marks used to line up each layer.
 Detail of the layers of pigment
 A finished print with the negatives used to create that print
 Separation negatives: Cyan, Yellow, Magenta and Black  Each one is slightly different to allow varying degrees of pigment to be exposed for the image
 Tools of the trade: gum arabic, potassium dichromate, watercolor pigment, a smooth brush, mortar & pestle, and protective gloves
Tools_1_WebReady.jpg
 The progression of each layer of color... Each successive color is exposed on top of the previous one.

These gum bichromate prints are printed from the same negatives.... The differences arise from the amount of pigment used in relation to the gum arabic + potassium dichromate mixture. 

These prints are all approx. 4x4" 

Each individual print is $350 matted

Each layer of color is laid down individually... The white dots outside the corner of the image are the registration marks used to line up each layer.

Detail of the layers of pigment

A finished print with the negatives used to create that print

Separation negatives: Cyan, Yellow, Magenta and Black

Each one is slightly different to allow varying degrees of pigment to be exposed for the image

Tools of the trade: gum arabic, potassium dichromate, watercolor pigment, a smooth brush, mortar & pestle, and protective gloves

The progression of each layer of color... Each successive color is exposed on top of the previous one.

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