If the case ever arises again, let me know and I will
go through the process I used on the inkjet cards, it
Best of luck-
--- Scott Rubel <scott@...
> I actually went and bought this stuff a few days
> ago. I have limited
> success because I am printing on cotton paper and
> the ink is so dry
> almost immediately that very little of the
> thermography powder
> sticks. It took me a long time to find the stuff in
> the craft store
> because I knew they had it, but they don't call it
> powder, but instead use the term "embossing" powder,
> as apparently
> you already know. I think this would work well on a
> more glossy
> paper, because the ink takes a little longer to dry.
> When I have more
> time for experimentation, I may try printing with
> Elmer's glue.
> Hah...well, but maybe.
> On Nov 27, 2007, at 5:12 PM, autumnmichellefoote
> > Scott
> > I have used the embossing powder you can get at
> craft stores and
> > the heat gun as well for
> > a similar project. It was an inkjet job and the
> client wanted
> > glitter. I did some
> > experiments and had to get the glitter onto the
> ink as the print
> > was coming out of the
> > printer, as the powder needs something to
> initially stick to. I
> > would say that any ink used
> > for letterpress printing stays wet quite a bit
> longer than the
> > inkjet print. It ads another
> > step, but I got it to work with inkjet so I would
> guess it would
> > work better with letterpress.
> > -Michelle
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