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Fingerpainting Emulsion

In our workshop after learning how to coat evenly, applying the emulsion to 5mil (thousandths of an inch), we ended up with some extra emulsion.  It appeared that there was not enough to properly coat a piece of paper, so with gloves on I poured this remainder onto a sheet of Strathmore Bristol and used my fingers to spread it around. 174 more words

Alternative Process

Arnold Newman

Arnold Newman circa 2003

photo by becca


I had an opportunity to attend a workshop at the Eastman House in Rochester where I learned how to make photographic emulsion.  One might wonder why bother when photographic paper is so readily available.   206 more words

Silver Gelatin

silver gelatin

I found a violin making school in a nearby city and photographed there for a photo essay assignment I had in another class. And that’s how this image came about. 194 more words