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Re: [BKARTS] inkjet inks



Also look at http://www.wilhelm-research.com/index.html

This organization does some testing


> From: Stephan Erasmus <stephan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: Book_Arts-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 22:06:42 +0200
> To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] inkjet inks
> 
> Hi 
> 
> I do work in a corporate collection where the 'boss' doesn't take digital
> printing seriously at all.
> Firstly because none of the inks have been tested successfully. However in
> terms of artist books where the printed material is not been exposed to
> light as much as 'photographic' type prints it might last longer
> (supposedly) 
> However, in terms of one of the top auction houses here, it is safe to work
> according to inks accepted by the Guggenheim museum. It might be a good idea
> to have a look at what they accept..
> 
> Regards
> Stephan Erasmus (South Africa)
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Amy
> LeePard
> Sent: 30 April 2009 08:47 PM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] inkjet inks
> 
> Hi Charles,
> 
> I would be very interested in reading any responses that you receive.  I
> also use an Epson R2400 and am using Ultrachrome K3 pigment inks.  The print
> quality is beautiful but the price of ink is expensive.  As of yet, I
> haven't found anything that meets the archival standard and print/color
> quality.  Sometimes I find that on soft papers the color is too saturated -
> more ink than the soft absorbent paper can handle and I have to lower the
> saturation level of the image in order to get a true color.
> 
> Also, which print dialog do you use?  I sometimes have a hard time with the
> print dialog that I am using when printing to odd size papers.  It can be
> difficult to get the correct placement on the page.
> 
> 
> 
> Amy LeePard
> 
> 
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 12:07 PM, Charles Brownson
> <ocotilloarts@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> 
>> I use an Epson Stylus Photo R2400. The price of ink is ruinous. I have
> been
>> looking at continuous ink systems. While I have doubts about these, the
> ink
>> worries me more: color and permanence as well as performance. The brand I
> am
>> encountering is Generations Quad-N-Color. Has anyone used this (or another
>> brand) who is willing to comment on it?
>> Charles Brownson
>> Ocotillo Arts
>> 
>> 
>> 
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