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Gum Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice (Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography) A contemporary gum printing bible, Anderson compiles everything you need to know to get started as well as keep going As a master s student focusing on gum printing the addition of contemporary gum artists at the end of the book pushes the book past useful to completely insightful Gum process is so varied that getting a peek into so many artist s personal processes is inspiring and super helpful with personal experimentation. Christine has written a complete and inspiring manual not only for those of us who have been involved in the alternative processes for years but a book that can serve as a guide for those just being introduced to this fascinating aspect of the history of analogue photography Great directions and wonderful illustrations If I were still teaching I would make this a text requirement.and come to think of it it would make a great workshop reference Thanks so much Christine If you are thinking about alternative photo printing and looking at Gum Bichromate, then this is a MUST HAVE BOOK I have read several others and this one is the best that I have found Step by Step on what you need and what you need along with sources to the the supplies that you are going to need Five stars falls short on this book. While I presume the material in the book is adequate, the actual quality of the physical was poor This review focuses on the book quality and publisher customer service The first book I received had a printing defect on practically every page almost as if printed by an ink jet printer and the ink was running out The top quarter of the page was lighter, a dotted print line was visible I sent for a replacement from When it arrived I could feel though the package that the book actually felt thinner than my previous edition Upon opening it I noticed that it was printed on entirely different paper stock, paper finish etc The first copy was a heavy, semi gloss or gloss stock The second on a cheaper matte, stock Neither book was desirable I would have kept the original copy but it was defective For a 60 paperback I expect a lot better quality I contacted Routledge directly to find out how they print there books or some information on why the copies where so differnt I never received an answer After several emails and weeks nothing I am still unsure of the actual stock, gloss etc that they use on this book apparently it is anything goes I returned both copies I will not be purchasing books from Routledge. Gum Printing A Step By Step Manual Highlighting Artists And Their Creative Practice Is A Two Part Book On Gum Bichromate Written By The Medium S Leading Expert, Christina Z Anderson Section One Provides A Step By Step Description Of The Gum Printing Process From Setting Up The Dimroom No Darkroom Required To Evaluating Finished Prints, It Walks The Reader Through Everything That Is Needed To Establish A Firm Gum Practice With The Simplest Of Setups At Home Section Two Showcases Contemporary Artists Works, Illustrating The Myriad Ways Gum Is Conceptualized And Practiced Today The Works In These Pages Range From Monochrome To Colorful And From Subtle To Bold, Representing A Variety Of Genres, Including Still Lifes, Portraits, Nudes, Landscapes, Urbanscapes And Featuring Over Artists And Full Color Images, Gum Printing Is The Most Complete Overview Of This Dynamic And Expressive Medium That Has Yet Appeared In Print Key Topics Covered Include The History Of Gum Simple Digital Negatives For Gum, Platinum, And Cyanotype Preparing Supplies Making Monochrome, Duotone, Tricolor, And Quadcolor Gum Prints Printing Gum Over Cyanotype Printing Gum Over Platinum Troubleshooting Gum Advice On Developing A Creative Practice


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