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- To: Multiple recipients of list BOOK_ARTS-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: HELP!!
- From: Peter Verheyen <pdverhey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 29 Aug 1996 10:19:44 -0400
- Message-id: <199608291420.HAA18925@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Find a similar paper and if possible the original not on colored stock and
photocopy that onto the similar paper.
At 09:45 AM 8/29/96 EDT, you wrote:
> Here's a question for all you book artist/geniuses!
> I want to make a candle holder (or I guess it would be called a paper
> luminary) using the colored cover of one of my churches' bulletin... The
> problem is that the black printing on the otherside shows through when I
> hold it up to the light (Obviously it'll be worse when a candle is burning
> inside of it). The bulletin is printed on typical xerox paper.
> The question, other than using an eraser and just trying to rub off as
> much of the ink as possible, is there a way to remove the printing on the
> back without damaging the artwork on the other side??
> I was wondering if there is some solvent (like acetone?) that could be carfu
> lly applied, that would stain the other side....
> Ps. Tonight is my first free night in which I could be "artsy" and
> make this thing...So if y'all have any ideas I'd appreciate it if
> you could post them before I leave work at 5pm E.S.T.
> Thanks in advance!
> Michael F. Copado
>>>>Drink and be merry, for our time is short and death lasts forever<<<<
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