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Re: Printing on vellum -- Success!



Kim - just out of curiosity...when you say vellum, do you mean animal
skin, or that thin draftsman's paper, or the thicker sketching paper, or
the funny mottled paper often sold as "calligraphy" paper or fake
parchment? Or something else yet?

Betty Steckman

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> From:         Kimberly White[SMTP:Kmbrlyw@AOL.COM]
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> Sent:         Sunday, September 26, 1999 9:42 PM
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> Subject:      Re: Printing on vellum -- Success!
>
> It seems that my impatience was my downfall.  I simply needed to wait
> longer
> for the ink to dry.
>
> So, the formula -- Spray vellum with hair spray (I distributed the
> spray by
> passing the vellum once across a towel), when just dry, insert into
> printer.
> Wait about an hour.  It'll work!  You may want to weigh the ends down
> to
> minimize curling, but you're gonna get some curl no matter what.
>
> Kim
>
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