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An interesting mix of Iridescents Review by KathyAnne
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Bronze Iridescent is one of the darker coatings and depending how it is used it could create a darker print. One of the things I love to do with this coating is to use it with a rough type of canvas. If you add another inkAID coating below it you can plan where you see the iridescent in your print. For example, coat the canvas with inkAID Pearl or Gold Iridescent and when that dries add strokes or shapes of the bronze in different areas of the surface. Print over this mixture of Iridescent coatings and see what the result is.

Choose your image to enhance the inkAID coated surface and you will be able to create some nice texture in your image. (Posted on 1/15/14)
Iridescent Pearl-fabulous on silks! Review by KathyAnne
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Although I have used all the inkAID Iridescent coatings, Pearl is one of my favorites. This coating is lovely on silks of all types. It allows you to achieve a quality print with a bit of the pearl showing through.

It is also interesting to use one type inkAID coating as a base and then brush stroke Pearl Iridescent in selected places over the base coating. This is a great look on canvas and other fabrics. Let the base coating dry before adding one on top.

It's a good idea to test a piece before doing a large print to make sure you like the way your image works with each inkAID coating. (Posted on 1/15/14)
Good Product Review by Jackee
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Covers well, but hard not to have some streaks on the paper. Prints great. Overall, fun to use and I would recommend it. (Posted on 12/15/13)
great product Review by gizmita
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Used the inkAID Gold Iridescent in class and the finished photo looked soft and antiqued. Love the effect. (Posted on 12/15/13)
Coating and Faux Albumen Prints Review by Gregory
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I've always been deeply in love with albumen prints. Those rich browns and warm whites attract me as nothing else. A few years ago at the Geo Eastman House I took a course in albumen printing. I loved the process but failed in egg cracking 101. It was then that I started to look for an alternative to albumen. After much experimentation I went back to my printmaking days. Albumen has a warm tone and gold is used in the process. I used the inkAID Iridescent Gold coating as part of the process. This product has never failed to provide the warm gold tones I need for the faux albumen prints. In a recent show I had most viewers could not believe that the prints weren't albumen. All it took was the Iridescent Gold and the right curves in photoshop to create the feeling of an albumen print. (Posted on 12/14/13)
Product creates a marvelous look when lit well. Review by drjho
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I have been using these with my students for a number of years. The inkAID Iridescent Gold is great on Kinwashi paper, when the light hits the iridescent gold on the texture of the paper it gives a soft glow that highlights the image. We find it particularly good for black and white images as well as infrared.

The Iridescent Pearl is my second favorite, since it creates a creamier look on papers. (Posted on 12/14/13)

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