Liquid Light Sydney Darkroom

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by JAG, Jul 19, 2013.

  1. JAG

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    Inspired by 'The Great Picture' I will be making some large fabirc prints using liquid light over the next few months.

    Are there any sydney based artists/ photographers that have or could reccommend a darkroom that has a large wet area, is run by down- to- earth people that are available?

    Also, any advice from users with experience with this kind of emulsion or 'Kwik Print'?

    Thanks:smile:
     
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    Stephen Frizza can probably help you. He will more than likely reply to this.
     
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    thanks kevin!
     
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    Chris Reid at Blanco Negro gets my vote. He's a fantastic guy and great to chat to.
     
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    I'll second Chris at B/N too!! He has worked quite a bit with liquid emulsion I believe ...........
    cheers,
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    Liquid Light has an ISO of around 1 (one!) and is sensitive to blue only.
     
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    hi jag

    i don't have any sage advice . i've no experience using it on fabric, but on other things ( glass metal paper, plastics ).

    sometimes older developer gets more speed + contrast as it ages ...
    when you melt it down, only do a small amount at a time, the more you heat+melt it
    it tends to fog ... AND while i hate suggesting to use a hardener, you might consider
    using alum hardener in your binding agent when you sub your fabric and in your chemistry ..
    sometimes liquid emulsion likes to lift + frill and unfortunately slide off what it is painted on ...

    i'm sure your guru in your part of the world will know all this, and i'm being redundant :smile:

    using liquid emulsions is a blast ..
    have fun :smile:

    john