realized that my hot water wasn't, well, hot water.
for years i have been saving energy on my gas bill by skimping on my hot water ...
and now ... i know i can't do it anymore !
i turned the water up a but in heat, and now ... my liquid emulsion is nice and runny !
no more troubles coating plates, or glass, it just runs and its much easier than dealing
with no so runny emulsion and a cold plate ! ...
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4 hours exposed but levels adjusted in PS otherwise i'd stick it in the gallery
the untweeked is in the gallery ...
Updated 03-29-2013 at 08:04 PM by jnanian
paper is a piece of cake
glass isn't too hard
metal, not too easy.
it doesn't like to coat evenly
it doesn't like to coat thin ( and evenly )
i can see why people give up or claim it "doesn't work"
i figure people shot coated metal plates from the 1880s until the 1920s-30s
it must work its just a matter of getting it right...
i reclaimed the toaster oven's pizza stone and heated it in the toaster at