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Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Photopolymer versus linoleum block

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  • Gerald Lange
    Bryan This makes sense. My experience has been that the amount of time that the paper is out of the box can be treacherous, so my concern was how is this
    Message 1 of 21 , Sep 20, 2011
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      Bryan

      This makes sense.

      My experience has been that the amount of time that the paper is out of
      the box can be treacherous, so my concern was how is this managed on a
      motor driven press. I have a student who wants to learn the process and
      she has a C&P. I wasn't sure how this would work.

      Thanks.

      Gerald


      On 9/20/11 8:12 AM, bryan kring wrote:
      > I learned to dampen paper from info that I found in this group (which led me to Lewis Allen's book). It has worked great and now I always dampen my paper when printing on unsized paper.
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      > I use "dampening boxes" to hold the paper between print runs. I am able to pull out a stack of about 10-15 sheets at a time to set on the feed board. The press moves fast enough that I can feed and print the stack without any noticeable drying. I usually print on heavy printmaking papers which seem to dry fairly slowly.
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      > Bryan
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