Cyanotypes on Glass

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by Kenzweee, Mar 7, 2007.

  1. Kenzweee

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    Is it possible?

    I've done plenty of Cyanotypes on various papers and love the process. I was wondering if anyone had ever produced a Cyanotype on glass plates; what would I need to make the solution stick to the glass? I Only have a short period of time to produce a working print and was wondering what primer / subbing would work best to 'stick' the solution to the surface.

    I, at first, thought this would be a simple case of using Albumen or Subbing Solution after cleaning the glass with alcohol (to remove grease.) After careful consideration I've lost hope in my ideas. Would I need to mix some sort of adhesive into the sensitizing solution? If so, what? Would I be able to wash the excess off afterwards if I did? What could I use that wouldn't 'harm' my chemistry? etc etc .

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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    Did you just expose me as a lazy ass? :sad:

    Thank you :smile:
     
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    No worries, just glad if I can help along a bit. :smile: