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From: Christa Wise (cwise_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Oct 17 2000 - 07:27:59 PDT
I find ours print better once the plate is "seasoned." We use etching ink
that we cleanup with baby oil. I suggest that my students wipe a light
film of baby oil over the plate (and then wipe it off before inking) before
printing the first time.
You are soaking the paper right?
Hope this helps.