There are very few things that are as enjoyable to me as spending the afternoon of a beautiful sunny day, making Cyanotype prints in the back yard. This afternoon I made six test prints for the three books I want to make. A few days ago I bought two sheets of 22×30 inch Canson Montval watercolor paper. One sheet will yield six 8.5×11 inch pages with a nice strip of paper left over for test prints. It is cold press paper, but for a CP paper has a relative smooth surface. From previous tests, using a block of Canson paper, I knew that it would give me nice rich Cyanotype prints. And I was not disappointed this afternoon. The above is a scan and the colors and saturation a very, very close to the original. Not all of my test prints turned out perfectly. My base exposure for each print was eight minutes of full sun. However, a couple of the prints would benefit from some exposure tweaking.
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