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First tissue paper print a fail. Have a look pics inside! And a few perch pics 4 u.
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Posted 11 March 2008 - 03:54 PM
Heres the issue i did everything like explain and the print job didn't end up how i had planed. I have no idea how you guys get such great color from this method. I used a lazor and an ink jet printer. The lazor was allot better so thats what i ended up using. Everything is in tune properly, its a 1500 printer i used from work. Any help?
Thanks for reading
Posted 11 March 2008 - 03:58 PM
pics didnt work!
here we go again!!!
sorry the pic size was to big!!
Posted 11 March 2008 - 04:06 PM
I like them! Have you tried them without the scale pattern underneath? I don't know if that would help with color...maybe a primer coat underneath the paper?
***These are just guesses, as I haven't tried on before.
Posted 11 March 2008 - 04:09 PM
The wood ones that you see i haven't sanded yet, Once I get a good model made up at work ill have a cnc machine cute like 50 of them! Then they will be perfect. But i cant figure out this printing thing. I put the tissue paper on aluminum foil. You cant even tell there is no reflection of it.
Posted 11 March 2008 - 04:12 PM
You also may want to find a brighter picture to start with. You will lose color on tissue paper. You can also darken the peint with your printer.
Posted 11 March 2008 - 04:13 PM
I don't really see a problem, they look good to me. Have you clear coated yet? If not this may bring out more color. I have wanted to do this, but don't have right printer. Someday.
Posted 11 March 2008 - 04:16 PM
have you put the clear coat on? this makes the tissue transparent.
Posted 11 March 2008 - 06:02 PM
Ah no kyle hasnt put the clear coat on yet
how bit of a difference does this make?
Thanks for the help guys!
Posted 11 March 2008 - 06:13 PM
boy it makes me feel good! your guys f-ups look better than my finished ones:eek:
Posted 11 March 2008 - 10:21 PM
I think the capt. and jflures are right. I would clear coat it. That should make the colors come alive.
Posted 12 March 2008 - 07:42 AM
Kyle is going to clear coat the lure and then ill post some pics!
Everybody loves pics!!!
Posted 12 March 2008 - 08:29 AM
Don't know if this would work for tissue paper lures, but when a client asks me what a certain wood looks like with finish on it, I wipe it with paint thinner, and, while it's wet, it looks the same as when it's got a clear finish on it.
For stone, I just spit on it.
There's probably a neutral liquid/wetting agent you could put on your lure to see how it will look finished before you clear coat it, so you can still play with the paint scheme if you're not happy with the way it looks.
Posted 12 March 2008 - 08:40 AM
the clear coat will do the trick. I have started using this process since I am still honing my painting skills.
Posted 12 March 2008 - 11:59 AM
I just went and bought some 2-ton at the local store in town. Defiantly was hard to find. Walmart, canadian tire, home hardware, Rona and home dept didnt have it. Ackland Granger carries it in stock, so does McMaster Car for anyone that is having trouble finding it.
Posted 12 March 2008 - 05:58 PM
try clear coating over the foil then applying the print and recoating again this way the print should be more prominent,or try it with a subtler foil finish under the print
Posted 12 March 2008 - 10:18 PM
Well have a look tell me what ya think!
This is after 2 coats of 2ton.
Posted 13 March 2008 - 12:39 AM
Not bad at all! The 2ton definitely made a difference. On another note I caught like 20 perch way way smaller then that lure today, kind of depressing... and completely off topic... What were we talking about? Oh ya! Nice job!
Posted 13 March 2008 - 08:01 AM
Well this was my first lure ever. So i will take the things i learned and move on to the next!!!
Thanks for lookin,