Black and white prints from a laser copy machine can be transfered to
wood using acetone. Do a mirror image print, tape it face down, soak
with acetone using a rag and rub it with a spoon or other tool. Works
much better and easier than trying to use an iron to transfer the print.
Art supply stores that sell magic markers for artists will have a
colorless blender which artist's use to blend colors. It has a felt tip
nib which makes it a good rubbing tool and obviously contains acetone
because it works exactly the same.
The paper used in color copy machines is too thick to get a good image
transferred. The copy place near me won't run ordinary black and white
laser paper through their color copier. I'll have to look around and see
if I can find a plce that will. Will let you know.
Make a graphics file from your (whatever) program (I used PowerPoint,
because I am familiar with it). Save it is a tiff, gif, jpg or whatever
suits your simple graphics program (I use Irfanview, it's free). Use the
flip horizontally option. That is the mirror image file.
Please don't tell me it can be done simpler ...
because you don't want to know how much time you could have saved, or
because you know how, and don't want to be inundated?
For as much as i've done it, that's the process i've used.
or rather, i've designed it to be reverse from the start.
but i know there are processors which will flip the text output
I imagine you could create a postscript filter that would do it with
minimal programming, then create a virtual printer that would apply
the filter and resend to your real printer.
Verso l'esterno! Verso l'esterno! Deamons di ignoranza.
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