Richard McDonald
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Floods of Color
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Hi everyone!I've been trying recently to make a base which I can print large solid flood of color with and also do some pressure printing with on my Vandercook.I've tried a couple of things so far -…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jessica C. White May 8.

 

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Jessica C. White replied to Richard McDonald's discussion Floods of Color
"Hi Richard, Solid floods of color can be tricky, but I've had fairly good results with linoleum blocks. These blocks are mounted on substrates that are never perfectly even and level, so you'll need to get in the habit of working with…"
May 8
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"Hi Richard,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…"
May 5
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Floods of Color

Hi everyone!I've been trying recently to make a base which I can print large solid flood of color with and also do some pressure printing with on my Vandercook.I've tried a couple of things so far - a piece of linoleum mounted on MDF and raised to type high, and a piece of plastic also mounted on MDF and raised to type high.Neither worked well enough for what I'm after - the plastic wasn't able to stick to the MDF well enough to handle the pressure from the rollers, and I struggled to get such…See More
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Vandercook 4
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Excel Press
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2 Years
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At 10:00pm on May 5, 2014, Jessica C. White said…

Hi Richard,
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.

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Cheers,
Jessica and Kseniya

 
 
 

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