Jane Saunders
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dampened paper
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Hi, I am trying to get a good embossed print on 600gsm cranes letters paper and have been told that I need to dampen the card prior to printing, but not sure how to do this .  Has any one done this…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lynn Allison Starun Apr 28.

 

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Lynn Allison Starun replied to Jane Saunders's discussion dampened paper
"Hi Jane, I like to dampen paper and do it the way I learned in a Japanese woodblock class.  I cut down a big sheet of chip board/binder board/davey board (thinner BB  works best and NOT the acid free which is reluctant to take up the…"
Apr 28
Jane Saunders replied to Jane Saunders's discussion dampened paper
"Thanks Tiffany Have adjusted packing seems to have made a difference Jane"
Apr 23
Tiffany Smith replied to Jane Saunders's discussion dampened paper
"Thanks! That's helpful. With a tabletop hand press, you won't get as deep an impression as you could with a platen stand-alone press. I have never used an Adana, but I know the mechanism for closing the platen is different than my C&P…"
Apr 23
Jane Saunders replied to Jane Saunders's discussion dampened paper
"Hi We are using an Adana 8x 5 hand press, we get good print but want a deep print especially with solid coverage.  We are only printing business card size on cranes letters 600gsm card Jane"
Apr 23
Tiffany Smith replied to Jane Saunders's discussion dampened paper
"What kind of press are you using? What size is your printed area? You won't get much of an impression depth if you're printing a large area on a small press. Usually you're limited to about 1/4-1/3 of your base size in order to get a…"
Apr 22
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dampened paper

Hi, I am trying to get a good embossed print on 600gsm cranes letters paper and have been told that I need to dampen the card prior to printing, but not sure how to do this .  Has any one done this with good results?..  Grateful for any tips on this.JaneSee More
Apr 19
Jane Saunders left a comment for Jessica C. White
"Hi, Thank you for inviting me to Ladies of letterpress.  Hopefully over time I can pass on any tips or help or the other way round.  Very new to letterpress just finding my feet at the moment. At the moment looking for help on painted…"
Apr 19
Jessica C. White left a comment for Jane Saunders
"Hi Jane,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 join or start a conversation in the forum, post photos or videos, and use this site to keep in touch…"
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Make/model of press(es)?
Adana 8 x5
Press or Business Name
After Hours Creative
Website:
http://www.afterhourscreativestudio.com
Printing for How Long?
3 years
Services Offered in Addition to Letterpress?
Printing,foiling,graphic design
Apprentices or Interns Welcome?
Not Yet
About Me:
Have just bought press as very interested in letterpress. Have good start in prints but looking for excellence, so far loving it. Having g knowledge from foiling (by hand) able to create jigs for setting up ,looking to be able to do letterpress business cards and wedding stationery.

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At 12:51pm on April 19, 2014, Jessica C. White said…

Hi Jane,
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 join or start a conversation in the forum, post photos or videos, and use this site to keep in touch with printerfriends.

You can also stay in with touch with LoLP through Facebook and Twitter.

Cheers,
Jessica and Kseniya

 
 
 

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