Gold Toning for Van Dyke brown and Kallitype prints

Gold toning for Van Dyke brown and Kallitype prints A good formula to gold tone a Van Dyke print is the Clerc’s formula. With this recipe you can obtain a tone range that goes from dark red to neutral grey. In some case you could obtain both tones at the same time. The formula is […]

Selenium Toning for Van Dyke brown and Kallitype print

Selenium toning  for Van Dyke  and Kallitype prints Selenium toning gives a consistent tone variation. The cyanotypes range from brown to red-brown. For the Van Dyke prints, the selenium toner tends to turn them to a pleasant chocolate-tone. If you extend the duration of the immersion you can obtain yellow-brown tones. The toner formula is […]