"a tolerable balance of intolerable things v2" with Payne's Grey. Gum Bichromate © Francis Baker

Light in the Dark: Gum Bichromate Printing Explored

Light in the Dark by Francis Baker As I am preparing to teach another Gum Bichromate Workshop at The Image Flow, I think of one topic I did not delve too deeply into the first time around. This is the importance of black to the multi-color gum bichromate print.     How to Make a Gum Print I start my gum bichromate printing process with three color-separated negatives: one for cyan, one for magenta and one for yellow. With these …