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2842Re: [PPLetterpress] ink

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  • Timothy Arthur Brown
    Aug 19, 2004
      Hi Angela,

      So what ingredients go into making the fine art inks that you develop?
      And, do you have permanence research testing results on these ingredients?

      Thank you. (Oh, by the way, you've got at great last name.)

      T. A. Brown
      Franconia, New Hampshire USA


      Mark Attwood wrote:

      >Hi Angela and list,
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      >Yes, yes, yes. inks. discussion.
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      >Especially when it comes to lightfastness. I really worry about the
      >lightfastness of inks that I use on prints, and although I try to always buy
      >the most stable pigment I can get, I still don't feel sure about it, and
      >don't feel supported by the ink manufacturers who don't seem to think small
      >printers are worth the bother! (at least in South Africa)
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      >I am looking for really stable pigments for printing, especially
      >lithography.
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      >Any help or advice would be welcome.
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      >Thanks,
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      >Mark Attwood
      >
      >The Artists' Press
      >White River
      >South Africa
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      >mark@...
      >www.artists-press.net
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      >>Angela wrote:
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      >>Dear fellow PPletterpress members,
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      >>As I have recently joined the PPletterpress group I thought I would
      >>introduce myself to you.
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      >>I have just completed an Mphil in Inks for Fine Art Printmaking (at
      >>the Centre for Fine Print Research, University of the West of England)
      >>and I now develop and formulate fine art inks for an independent
      >>manufacturer.
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      >>If I can help initiate a dialogue beteen 'ink maker'
      >>and 'ink user' then that would be great!
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      >>I look forward to hearing your thoughts and experience
      >>with 'ink' over the coming months...
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      >>Angela Brown
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