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Re: [BKARTS] edward has some questions



I haven't tried this method myself, but someone suggested varnish to make paper transparent. Also wax. 

Ginnie

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From: edward van Vliet <etechne@xxxxxxxx>
> i may have asked these before, but i here goes anyway:
>    
>   1. rather than working with either transparencies (plastic) or tracing paper 
> (or mylar, or whatever), is there any way i can take paper and make it more 
> transparent? not that it needs to be totally transparent - just so that the 
> paper becomes less materially present (if that makes sense). i'm working with 
> already existing images and drawings on paper and not creating them. any ideas?
>    
>   2. anyone have any experience making lightboxes? what i would like to know 
> revolves around lightbulb usage and ventilation issues, as well as how to create 
> transparencies/ slides (or whatever medium would carry the image). any thoughts, 
> suggestions, resources?
>    
>   3. if thou couldst have but one book - which would it be? why?
>    
>   with bated breath,
>    
>   edward
> 
> 
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