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Alternative Photographic Processes by Brady Wilks

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CHAPTER 10

Alternatives to Finishing and Presentation

10.1  Print Finishing and Coatings

There are many ways to finish a print or take it a step further by manipulating its surface texture, sheen, or a number of other attributes. The following includes various alternative methods of finishing, framing, or presenting your work.

CLEAR COAT GLAZES

Traditionally, gel mediums have been used to extend paint, build up texture, or alter the finish of a surface. In Chapter 5, the gel is used as a skin or bonding agent. In this section, we will look at ways that acrylic gel can be used for different finishing techniques.

There is one characteristic of most gels and waxes that an artist should keep in mind. They all have a tendency to alter the color ...

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