Sunday, April 24, 2011

which color blocks UV light better?

the trick is to get past "common" sense and realize that I am not talking about visible light; I'm talking about Ultraviolet light.
HP has made a big deal about print profiling for one of their new large format printers that is an optimized workflow for creating digital negatives for alternative photographic processes.

Yet the priniciple, and much of the process has been around for a while, buried in alt photography forums and websites; a couple of which are laid out well enough to be immediately useful.

I've already agonized over adjustment curves (for compensation and preview), and believe that experimenting with color is the next logical step towards creating a more manageable and predictable workflow for myself.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

why framing and conservation is expensive (and important)

in short, it's both the materials required and time

There is a difference between materials tested by time and materials tested by accelerated time tests.
100% cotton is best for both backings and also as substances on which the art is printed.
"Buffered" boards are only effective for a couple of years. The buffering wears out quickly.
Plexiglass is more stable than aluminum, and less likely to break than glass.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Kolb Photo Studio

south rim of the Grand Canyon

Little Colorado River from the Navajo Reservation

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Kentler International Drawing Space

"100 Works On Paper"
April 15 - May 13

Artist's Reception and Meet & Greet
Friday, April 15, 6-8pm

Saturday, April 02, 2011

Sketchbook Tour comes to Washington D.C.

April 15 - 16
at Hillyer Art Space

This link brings you to a nice page to view the Grand Canyon Trip sketchbook
search for the book using the ISBN: 978-0615444055