Merrill White Balance -- custom cards for warming effect

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Merrill White Balance -- custom cards for warming effect
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I'm kicking around the idea of trying to create a few custom white balance cards.   Would have to be a bit of trial and error I realize, but thought I'd try and make a couple very slightly Warm cards (ie. slightly blue tinted), as I find the 'neutral' WB approach a bit cool, especially if people are subjects.

Thoughts?   Anyone gone down this path?   I guess I could buy a shelf item, eg. came across this set:

Vortex WB Cards

but seems like a bit much to pay.  It shouldn't be too hard to create one's own (since I'm not looking for spectrally neutral gray result), right?    Thought was (I print on an Epson 3880) to create a monochrome flat file roughly 18% gray in Photoshop, and print on the Epson in Advanced B&W (ABW) mode, trying various bluish tint values in the print driver.

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