drying ink on vellum???

connie_txMarch 10, 2003

Can anyone suggest as to what to spray on vellum paper to dry the ink? It has been wet as of about 3 hours now. Hair spray just curled the paper. Any help as soon as possible would be great. Thanks in advance


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Connie, what kind of ink? Did you use your printer or use a stamping ink? If you used pigment ink, it will take forever to dry. And even then I wouldn't trust it to be totally smear-proof. You can emboss, but you have to be careful with the heat.
I think with both printer and pigment stamping ink, I've had to allow for drying overnight. Some vellum papers may be a bit different, though, I suppose... And maybe a little heat or dry air would help speed things along.

Let us know how you work it out!

    Bookmark   March 10, 2003 at 10:07PM
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I wonder if the cold or cool setting on a hair dryer might help.

    Bookmark   March 10, 2003 at 10:53PM
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Just not sure, as we said she sprayed with hair spray and it just curled up. I wonder if Matte spray or some kind of fixative spray would work. I will tell her tomorrow and see what she can do to save them. I will post back as soon as we find the answer.

Thanks again


    Bookmark   March 11, 2003 at 2:13AM
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