Re: Reproducing old papers
- NOTA BENE: the link seems to be broken. To acess the article in question, go to
and go to the 4th part of "Marbling, Gilding the Edges and Headbanding " ,
--- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "anthonianthonianthoni" <anthonianthonianthoni@...> wrote:
> The maker in question of the pruss. blue ( I use it in a gouache) is Daler-rowney . The other colour I use, viz; yell. ocher still needs some gall. I think the spreadiness is an inherent property with this blue, as I have used other brands, and the colour still spread a lot.
> To return to the subject of making nonpareils per se, I have chanced across another set of directions for making an nonpareil, which siginficantly differ from the more commonly used one.
> I lay down the middle of the bath , a band of black.
> II on either side of the band, make bull's eye spots of colours ( by dropping one colour on top of another, like what one does to test the paints)
> III cross-stylus the pattern, then comb
> see http://www.aboutbookbinding.com/Practical_Bookbinding/Marbling-Gilding-Headband-Edges-4.html, 3rd paragraph onwards
> Has anyone ever tried this method before? do the results differ in any way to more conventional methods?