[Alt-photo] cyanotype spot removal

Keith Gerling keith.gerling at gmail.com
Sat Jul 15 04:25:03 UTC 2017


Castrol Degreaser, which you can get at most autoparts stores, will make
your cyanotype disappear

On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 7:35 PM, Kurt Nagy via Alt-photo-process-list <
alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:

> You could try spot treating the areas with whatever bleach you would use
> when toning a cyanotype (ammonia, sodium carbonate, etc). You may try a
> stronger mix of the bleach since you are trying to remove it completely
>
> I've read elsewhere that is the past, a razor was used to scrap the fibers
> but obviously that's going to be easier to see where that's been done
>
> Kurt
>
> > On Jul 14, 2017, at 6:44 PM, Bob Cornelis via Alt-photo-process-list <
> alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
> >
> > Does anyone know of a method of removing spots of cyanotype that have
> > splattered onto a part of the sheet that should be clean? Any kind of
> > bleaching type technique to bring the paper back to white?
> >
> > Thanks
> > Bob
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