[Alt-photo] Alt-photo-process-list Digest, Vol 185, Issue 11
ender100 at aol.com
Thu Dec 7 16:27:18 UTC 2017
Renaissance Wax is really good for metals and wood. I’ve used it for years. It definitely does not yellow and is a very hard, very shiny surface.
I am not a big fan of waxed prints. I think it is a false gain. In some cases you are going to attract soil to the print you have tried so hard to make archival. Why not do a gum over or just make a silver print. I guess I don’t like making a process appear like something it isn’t.
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> On Dec 7, 2017, at 3:08 AM, alt-photo-process-list-request at lists.altphotolist.org wrote:
> Please remember that bees wax is no longer recommended because it tends to yellow over time. As I was reminded a few months ago, what I have been using all along is microcrystalline wax which I prepare myself but you can easily buy Renaissance Wax. Microcrystalline wax is carefully purified petroleum wax and, if use with the correct solvent, does not yellow.
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