Tag: Paper and artpaper

Penumbra Foundation | Center for Alternative Photography

Workshops CAP teaches hands-on, skill-building, demonstrative, and instructional workshops that are designed for the novice to seasoned alternative process photographer. CAP’s hands-on workshops teach the fundamentals of each process including chemistry mixing and safety, process history and techniques. While most students do leave with work, the main goal of these workshops are to teach participants […]

Floating past by George L. Smyth.
Papers for the bromoil process

George L. Smyth gives us a rundown on which Bromoil papers to use.

DR Paper
A nice gum paper from an unexpected source!

Writer and photography / Peter J. Blackburn Peter J. Blackburn gives a quick evaluation of an inexpensive art paper found at your local “big box” retailer! Will wonders never cease? A few weeks ago as I made a quick foray into my nearby Walmart, I chanced to wander by the rather quaint art supply section […]

Ware Siderotype paper
A new linen paper for all siderotype (iron-based) processes

Mike Ware tests out the new Ruscome Mill papers – papers he has also helped develop especially for processes such as cyanotype, argyrotype, palladiotype, platinotype and new chrysotype.

Weston Diploma Parchment at 10% off and a free sample pack

Butler-Dearden Paper, the supplier of Weston Diploma Parchment, a paper that gives great results with the Ziatype process and platinum processes are now offering a 10% discount on the Transvel, a lightweight translucent paper.

Butler-Dearden Paper
Interview with John Zokowski

John Zokowski represents a wholesale paper distributor – Butler-Dearden Paper, selling papers to artists and the alternative photographic process market.

Western diploma
Weston diploma parchment paper: Test results

Mike Ware tests palladium, platinum, platinum/palladium, new cyanotype, new chrysotype and argyrotype printing on Weston Diploma Parchment.

Jill Enfield
Sizing or subbing papers

An excerpt from Jill Enfield’s book Photo-Imaging (unfortunately out of print!) complete with how-to and formulas on how to size papers.

The sizing survey – the results

Photographers working actively with alternative photographic processes have shared their experience on which papers they size and which formula they use.

The sizing survey – take part

What is the best source of information if not photographers working actively with alternative photographic processes? By taking a short minute and answering a few questions you can share your own valuable experience.

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