Writer and photography / Peter J. Blackburn What’s a sun printer to do when the clouds march in? Peter J. Blackburn provides a few ideas. As a gum printer who depends upon cloudless sunny days to expose negatives, I am so thankful to live in Texas. More often than not, the sun is readily available …
Peter J. Blackburn’s reflections on brush vs camera… now and then.
Peter J. Blackburn illustrates a time when shifting in reverse was the best way to move forward!
Writer and photography / Peter J. Blackburn Peter J. Blackburn updates us on his progress with gum printing and his struggles with papers. In the five or so years since I wrote an essay for Alternative Photography describing my own personal working methods for gum printing, it would be fair to surmise that significant aspects have …
Peter J. Blackburn offers closing remarks to complete his viewpoint as to the appropriate roles the web should play in promoting our art.
How does putting your images on the web change the way people see them? Here is Peter J. Blackburn’s take on this.
Peter J. Blackburn explores the hoodwinking tendencies of technology and the web in relationship to art and the artist.
Peter J. Blackburn argues the case for doing a bit of casual printing in-between more serious alternative process work.
Peter J. Blackburn presents a simple printing device capable of producing sharp prints with ease.
Peter J. Blackburn champions the case for gouache as a useful line of pigments in gum and casein printing.