Archive for February, 2008

#9 Toner washes and charcoal images

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

Dry copier toner images have become a common worldwide printmaking technique after I introduced it in 1985. There has been minor changes to toner powders over the years, becoming much finer to accommodate the newer 600 and 1200 dpi machines, but the same principals apply for using all toners. Toners today contain all or a […]

#8 Waterbased Cleanup

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

Like I mentioned before, I believe ordinary oil-based ink is not toxic on its own; it is the use of hydrocarbon solvents that makes cleaning up so toxic. While I have done a fair amount of research into make ink more easily removed with waterbased solutions, I have realized these modifiers made the ink more […]

#7 Paper for Waterless Editions

Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

Because I wonder how many read the comments, I have decided to respond to Everfrees’ concerns here. Of course, press pressure is dependant on the paper one uses and has to be sufficient to place ink down into the deeper fibres of the sheet. So that will be sort of covered later on. Because we […]

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