Cranes Platinotype vs. Arches Platine

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by Kimberly Anderson, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Kimberly Anderson

    Kimberly Anderson Member

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    Hey gang,

    I've been doing a lot of alt. printing on Cranes Platinotype the past few weeks and today thought I'd try some Arches Platine.

    I am finding that the Cranes is a nice paper, but a little too creamy for my taste. I like the Cranes color, but the prints I'm getting from it are VERY FLAT. Like Grade 0 flat. The same negative on the Arches looks pretty decent. Same solution, same coating, same brush, same humidity, different paper.

    VERY different looks.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. Tri Tran

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    Hi Micheal,
    I got flat print if I wait too long to print after I coated the paper and make sure you replenish your developer. TT