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Re: Xerox transfer
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Xerox transfer
- From: Melissa Jay Craig <CamilleEon@AOL.COM>
- Date: Sat, 22 Nov 1997 20:00:07 -0500
- Message-Id: <199711230059.QAA20558@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sally (& interested parties)-
I've never tried any of those oils, or, for that matter, regular cooking oil
or oil-based mediums. Something in the mint oils allows them to evaporate.
I do know that peppermint oil from a health food store works better than
Spearmint oil works too. These work on B&W copies, some color ones,
laserprints, cheap magazines...
Solvents that work are xylene, acetone, laquer thinner, turp, lighter fluid,
Carbona spot remover - then there are also the lift methods with layers of
acrylic medium, fabric glue, etc.
There are also other methods that involve using an etching press, or heat