PanPastel Catalogue - Page 17

DIGITAL - HAND-COLORING PanPastel works well on digital (ink-jet & laser) papers, so it is the perfect medium to hand-color digital prints and photographs. The ability to apply controlled transparent layers of color allows the print underneath to show through. “ “ Dianne Poinski “Illuminated“ PanPastel Hand-Colored Ink-Jet Photographic Print PanPastel has made it possible for me to continue to hand-color my digital photographs. I was thrilled when I discovered the ease and convenience of PanPastel. DIANNE POINSKI Take a class! any image to black and white using 1 Convert Photoshop or similar photo editing software. 2 Print image on good quality ink-jet paper (non-glossy). a Sofft Tool e.g. Applicator (63070), apply 3 Using PanPastel color lightly to image, building up transparent layers. TIP Apply thin transparent layers. Before applying remove any excess color from the applicator on a dry paper towel. DIANNE POINSKI “ I first began using PanPastel shortly after I started shooting with a digital camera. For years I printed fiber based prints in the darkroom and used photo oil paints on these prints. Since I was now printing pigment prints on cotton rag paper, using oil paints was no longer an option. Other methods I had seen of coloring digital prints with pastels did not have the same translucent quality that the oil paints possessed. It was this quality that I was not willing to give up and PanPastel was the answer. 16 “