Lithophane, Wax, Gelatin

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by Mustafa Umut Sarac, May 28, 2013.

  1. Mustafa Umut Sarac

    Mustafa Umut Sarac Member

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    I read that lithophane artists uses jewelers wax , light box and carving tools to produce their originals. Than it goes to porcelain pouring and heat step.
    I saw a Picture where artists carving a large thin block of wax and it is so exciting. The image in front of lightbox was wonderful. If we dichromate a transparent piece of large gelatin and expose negative on it , would final reliefed gelatin be similar effect in front of light box. I dont have any idea about the transparency of gelatin and necessarity of its whether pigmented or not and depth of the relief.

    Umut