Tea Toning Cyanotype ?

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by jmal, Aug 27, 2008.

  1. jmal

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    This may seem silly, but nobody ever mentions whether you should wash/rinse cyanotypes after toning in tea. Any thoughts?

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    Yes. I wash the toned print approximately 10 minutes in light running water.
    Without a washing phase, the print is after one or two hours darker than desired.

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    Thanks.