Camilla Gurun
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  • San Francisco, CA
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Recommendation needed for grey paper that will take an impression
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Hey ladies! I have a print project coming up where my client wants to use grey paper.  I've checked out French paper, but they don't quite have the right color I'm looking for. Does anyone have…Continue

Tags: recommendation, gray, grey, paper

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amelia Fontanel Jun 30, 2013.

Edge Coloring?
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Hey all!I am starting to expand my skills a bit, and wanted to know if anyone had any tips on how to do edge coloring.  Anything will help, especially some best practices, ink recommends, etc...Continue

Tags: tips, best, practices, to, how

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jessica C. White Jul 31, 2013.

 

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Jessica C. White replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Edge Coloring?
"I haven't done a lot of edge coloring, but I've had the most success with the air brush method. I wrote a little how-to for Felt & Wire a few months ago, posted here…"
Jul 31, 2013
Camilla Gurun replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Edge Coloring?
"Wow, thanks everyone. These are some great tips. I'll keep an eye out for a blick coupon as an airbrush seems like a good investment.  Much appreciated! "
Jul 29, 2013
Annika Buxman replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Edge Coloring?
"Yes. I use the copic marker airbrush. I guess my "easily match pantone colors" comment was not quite accurate. But they do have a lot to choose from."
Jul 29, 2013
Melissa Angeline replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Edge Coloring?
"Excellent tip! Another use for my Copic airbrush compressor. What medium do you use, though? Not Copic ink, right?"
Jul 28, 2013
Renata K. replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Edge Coloring?
"i've had success with professional spray paint cans. i clamp a stack and lightly go around and around until i get the coverage i am looking for with that color. however, it is a bit touch and go with a spray can. one splorch can ruin your whole…"
Jul 25, 2013
Amelia Fontanel replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Recommendation needed for grey paper that will take an impression
"Curious Papers have a whole range of grays in various finishes: http://www.arjowigginscreativepapers.com/brands/curious"
Jun 30, 2013
Annika Buxman replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Edge Coloring?
"I've tried edge coloring a dozen different ways and have finally settled on using an airbrush (The Copic marker airbrush is great with virtually no cleanup and you can easily match pantone colors). I put the cards in the cutter, slice, and…"
Apr 2, 2013
Tiffany Smith replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Edge Coloring?
"There are some great references on Flickr. Most people don't like to share their edge painting secrets. Meh. Here is one from Ladyfingers (just scroll a bit more to the right on their photostream to see more after this…"
Feb 22, 2013
Camilla Gurun replied to Johanna's discussion Business Card Paper Recommendation
"Hey Matthew, do you ever print on both sides of muscletone? Is it thick enough to handle an impression on both sides?"
Oct 14, 2012
Camilla Gurun replied to Johanna's discussion Business Card Paper Recommendation
"Did anyone ever get back to you on this? I am wondering the same thing. Can we print on both sides of muscletone?"
Oct 12, 2012

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Shayna Norwood replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Recommendation needed for grey paper that will take an impression
"Call someone at Astro paper.  I think the grey they carry is cotton and it's Gmund. http://www.astropaper.com/ I've tried Arturo grey and it's not my favorit."
Oct 1, 2012
Danielle Bliss replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Recommendation needed for grey paper that will take an impression
Oct 1, 2012
Camilla Gurun replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Recommendation needed for grey paper that will take an impression
"Thank you!!!!"
Sep 27, 2012
Camilla Gurun replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Recommendation needed for grey paper that will take an impression
"thanks! Super helpful :) "
Sep 27, 2012
Lauren Stedman replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Recommendation needed for grey paper that will take an impression
"Somerset Velvet has what they call 'Newsprint Grey' 250g/m It has a brown tinge to it but it's a lovely color."
Sep 27, 2012
Kseniya Thomas replied to Camilla Gurun's discussion Recommendation needed for grey paper that will take an impression
"Check out Colorplan or Rising Museum board--both have several nice grays available!"
Sep 27, 2012

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Make/model of press(es)?
C&P
Press or Business Name
MillaVissionPress
Website:
http://camillagurun.com
Printing for How Long?
5 years
Services Offered in Addition to Letterpress?
graphic design, screen printing
Apprentices or Interns Welcome?
Not Yet
About Me:
I love art, I love prints, and I love creating. In fact, I love these things enough to have attended grad school at Pratt Institute in NYC for Printmaking. Now back in my native San Francisco I keep printing alive in my life by making custom order wedding invitations and teaching screen printing at Mission Grafica.

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At 8:51pm on June 19, 2012, Jessica C. White said…

Hi Camilla,
Welcome to Ladies of Letterpress! Please feel free to use this site to communicate with the rest of the LoLP community - you are welcome to blog about letterpress related topics, post photos or videos, and join or start a conversation in the forum.

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Cheers,
Jessica and Kseniya

 
 
 

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