Sunday, 24 July 2011

Egg sizing ( Basic )

This egg sizing is a quick method for sizing paper for Van Dyke and Cyanotype only.

-egg whites

Step 1: mark the area needed for sizing.

Step 2: mix 3 parts egg whites to 1 part water. (Note: remove any blood or solids from the egg whites)

Step 3: apply the egg sizing using a glass rod or a brush, making sure the coat is thin and even.

Step 4: hang to dry.

(Note: for better result coat the paper twice)

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