Fabriano Uno for gumover

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by Mateo, Nov 16, 2004.

  1. Mateo

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    Clay suggested Fabriano extra white with an oxalic acid swim for doing gum over platinum. Well I've got a whole bunch of Uno and just gave some a warm bath and now I'm wondering if it'll be similar enough to work or will tommorow be an exercise in frustration. Anybody used this?
     
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    Mateo,

    If you did an oxalic acid bath, it will work. Uno is not as good a paper for the pt/pd part of the print, but once you've layed a few layers of gum on top, it will be difficult to distinguish from a print on the Extra White. Uno was my smoother surface paper of choice for gumovers until it was replaced with the much better EW. I would not recommend it for a naked pt/pd print, though.

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    Thanks Kerik,

    now I can have fun without worrying if I'm wasting my time with that paper. And yes, I did give it a 1% Oxalic acid bath.