Originally Posted by gandolfi
yes - I do it a lot.
the MASTER (in my book) of distressing negatives is Michal Machu from the Check republic.
He has a (secret, I think) technique, where he can lift off the emulsion on a negative - put it in another surface, and then the distressing goes on...
He calls this technique "Gellages"..
Take a look at his site - and whe you do it, take a look at his carbon prints also...
He certainly raises the bar a lot (for me).
Now THAT'S what I'm talking about!