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Re: solvent transfer process

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croberts (b2w6w4kn)
Wed, 10 Dec 1997 18:56:41 -0800

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Try Colorless Blenders on the back of your picture to transfer the
image. There is one brand that works GREAT and better than
others...others don't work as good. I believe it is the Design Art
Marker Colorless Blender, but I will check at school and let you know
tomorrow.
Carolyn

> I'm glad to see this being discussed as I just tried to make this work for
> my own Christmas cards. I xeroxed a Santa image I drew and tried to
> transfer it to printmaking paper with acetone (with little success). I
> tried painting the acetone on the back of the xerox and also on the front
> of the good paper. Only the darkest xerox came out and not very legibly.
> I'm wondering if some copy machines work better than others for this. I
> had no luck with ink jet images and acetone.
>
> I will try the matte medium method, but I didn't really want medium on the
> image. I wanted to draw and print on top of the paper after the transfer
> was done. This process is definitely more suitable to the classroom.
> Acetone is very toxic!
>
> Does anyone have more ideas or info on this?
>
> Deb Rosenbaum


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