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Re: Collograph paper?

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Bicyclken_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Sat Sep 14 2002 - 17:43:03 PDT


In a message dated 9/14/02 5:52:14 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
mtucker@nashville.com writes:

> I love using my little press, but when I do collographs/blind embossing,
> the paper doesn't hold the detail like I would like. I'm using a 90 pound
> watercolor stock. Any suggestions?
>

YES! Use Rives BFK paper. Soak in a tub or in water for 10 minutes and blot
dry on the surface. Use in the press and pin up to dry leaving a little
slack in the paper for shrinkage. It has always worked for me.

Ken Schwab

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