The proportions for the alum solution over the history of marbling have varied, but a solution of 10 grams of alum (either compound) for each 100 ml water (how much you make depends upon how much paper you will need - I usually make up a fresh supply each time I alum papers) is a good starting point. Boil the solution to dissolve the Alum crystals.
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From: Erik Haagensen
Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2008 3:28 AM
Subject: [Marbling] Re: What is ALUMN ??
I also found some pages describing the materials closer:
This means that I can either treat the paper with a water based
In what propotions should the mixture be made (as a starting point) ?
Is it the same for both chemicals ?
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