[Alt-photo] Tear Bar suggestions?

Paul Viapiano viapiano at pacbell.net
Fri Sep 23 18:25:44 UTC 2016


Experiment with laying down a wide bead of water alongside the bar, using a brush and then tear. 

I've never tried it but I have heard of some artists doing this...

> On Sep 23, 2016, at 11:22 AM, J. Jason Lazarus via Alt-photo-process-list <alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
> 
> That's sort of what I'm thinking of doing myself, but what if you want a
> deckled edge? I know that crafters have small, 12-inch rulers that provide
> deckling, but what about something larger?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Jason
> 
> On Fri, September 23, 2016 10:18 am, Paul Viapiano via
> Alt-photo-process-list wrote:
>> I've mounted a bar to a worktable with quick release C clamps...works
>> great!
>> 
>>> On Sep 23, 2016, at 11:11 AM, J. Jason Lazarus via
>>> Alt-photo-process-list <alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> All -
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I'm looking to purchase a Tear Bar for my university but would love to
>>> hear what the community would suggest - or what they have experience
>>> with. Particularly, I'm looking for a relatively large bar (36''+).
>>> 
>>> 
>>> What I do find online are handheld options - has anyone mounted a tear
>>> bar to a table and set it up so that you could pull paper through a gap
>>> and tear it off?
>>> 
>>> If handheld options are it, what are your suggestions?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> J. Jason Lazarus
>>> Alaskan Photographer
>>> Adjunct Instructor of Photography - UAF
>>> http://lucidperceptions.com
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> 
> 
> J. Jason Lazarus
> Alaskan Photographer
> Adjunct Instructor of Photography - UAF
> http://lucidperceptions.com
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