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Questions tagged [printing]

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Tool To Create Folding Plans

I'm trying to design a leather box, I've got the plan penciled out - but now looking to create a scale model out of card. I'm looking for a tool that will allow me to make my scribbles into a to-...
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Are there any good alternatives to Linoleum and Wood for relief printing?

The title says it all really - are there any good alternatives to Linoleum and Wood for relief printing? Note that I'm already aware of specially made lino alternatives such as softcut etc; I'm more ...
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What home printer is capable of printing on board book pages

I am interested in making books myself for my child and for holiday gifts. I want to avoid going through a commercial printer and do it all myself. What sort of printer would I need to accomplish this?...
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Printing to be viewed at 45deg

I have a sort of shadowbox frame. I want to print something (a mountainous landscape) so that it's best viewed when the frame leaned back from the observer at 45 degrees. Is stretching (to 200% height)...
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Should I add a certificates of authenticity to limited prints of my digital artworks

I'm an amateur artist and mostly do digital artworks. When I print my works I usually do very limited editions only (just one print). I donated some of my printed artworks to a charity auction a year ...
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Commercial use of public domain pictures [closed]

Is it possible to use photographic reproduction of public domain artwork in the commercial work? Specifically, I was wondering if a printing company can print reproductions of the public domain ...
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What type of printer should I use for cardstock?

I am going to be printing my own greeting cards in high volumes. I am looking to buy a printer that can handle the high volume and colors. What type of printer do I need for this, an ink-jet or laser ...
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What are the typical wood types used for Japanese traditional woodblock printing?

What are the typical wood types used for Japanese traditional woodblock printing?
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Glue/Stick printed labels/stickers onto fabric

I have boxes made from MDF which is covered with some fabric. I'd like to print stickers / labels and stick / glue them onto those boxes (and thus onto the fabric). I do have an inkjet printer ...
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Are there any cheap tools available for printing custom vinyl stickers? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to print my own custom vinyl stickers at home and don't want to spend the money for an expensive printer exclusively for printing on vinyl. Are there other solutions for ...
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High accuracy transfer of cutting blueprint onto plywood

I'm looking to cut a bunch of interlocking pieces from plywood. As a cheaper alternative to laser cutting (I've got a quote for 90 bucks) I'm exploring my options to do this by hand. What would be ...
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Is there any way to print white colour onto paper?

I want to print the colour white onto a transfer paper.
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Line cutting technique for wood blocks: japanese vs. western

Does the line cutting technique in western wood block printing differ from the one in japanese wood cut? In japanese wood block printing the line is cut almost exclusively by a sharp pointed knife - ...
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Aligning multi-color woodblock print?

I know how the registration of wood blocks works in the Japanese-style wood block printing method (put registration marks on the block to align the paper: see this YouTube channel). Since the ...
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Printing with Sodium bicarbonate

I'm going to be 'printing' with a baking soda and water solution. I need to apply the solution to a surface that will hold it long enough to lay a piece of paper on it and saturate particular areas of ...
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How to make retail-friendly adhesive hang tab packaging

So I have looked all over the interwebs for how to make (or buy) a paper-backed adhesive plastic package with a retail-friendly hang tab. This is exactly what I'm looking for, except that I'd like to ...
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How should I be planning my reduction print designs?

I'm having a hard time planning designs for reduction printing (carving a block for printing, carving more away for each colour). At the moment I draw the basic design on the block, but I keep cutting ...
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Aerosol block out/filler for screen printing?

I want to screen print a positive silhouette of some physical objects such as leaves and sticks. I plan to lay the items on the screen and spray on the block out or filler. I've only been able to ...
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Digital textile printing with Dupont inks onto natural fabrics

I am embarking on a project which will require me to get 50+ meters of heavy organic cotton jersey digitally printed. I have sourced a print house to do the printing at a reasonable price and they ...
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What is the name of Japanese printing which uses hammered leaves on white cloth?

I once saw on TV a type of craft work that used the shapes and colours of leaves arranged carefully in between folded white canvas cloth and beaten with a small hammer. The result was a beautiful copy ...
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Is there an easy way to get my computer/printer to do booklet imposition?

I'm getting into bookbinding, and I'd like to make my own sewn signatures, but I'm having problems with finding a good way to use my computer and printer to print out pages so that I can simply fold ...
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Printing a motif on felt

I would like to print a motif on a polyester felt. I have the motif drawn in a vector graphic file on my computer, and would like to transfer it on the felt. What techniques are available to do so?