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Spaceye dragon - Yupo Test.

Discussion in 'Step by Step' started by Squishy, Oct 26, 2016.


  1. Nada

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    They make a translucent too. Some interesting backlit paintings have been done with it.
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    JackEb The Dragon Hunter Staff Member Admin

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    I stand corrected then, I've never looked for translucent, always just assumed it was always white, just different weights. - Thanks Nada, that means I've learnt something today so its a good day..... but I know Squishy isn't translucent
    that would actually be pretty cool, almost a stained glass effect lol
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    Dry recommended Golden polymer Varnish for his paper :)
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    Thanks musicman.
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    @Squishy how long did it take to get your paper sample? Haven't seen nothing as yet.

    Lee
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    @jord001 tbh I'm not sure, but I think only around a week? Maybe a bit longer.
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    jord001 Air-Valve Autobot!

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    I've put in another request, just got the yupo 5 x 7 booklet i brought, it's 200gsm so quite thick. Testing very soon..

    Lee
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    Yes, I need to do further tests, but haven't got around to it yet. I want to prep with alcohol and see what the difference is.
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    Prep wih alcohol? what's that do then? What's the technique to doing it?
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    Just give the board a wipe with isopropyl to remove any grease from fingers. Dust /substances from manufacturing and handling getting it to you.

    I use latex make up pads (cheap as to get from the dollar store) pour some isopropyl on there and gently wipe

    Treat it as a hard surface until you get some paint on there.
    You could try other fluids like denatured alcohol
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    I found the Yupo super delicate, with paint super easy to wipe off. Jackie told me about the alcohol and I'm hoping it gives it a little more tooth, but still keeps its other good properties.
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    I like aaalot
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    Cheers Tuckster :)
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    I got an envelope from premier paper today, haven't opened it yet and also got some paper samples from G.F. Smith too, i emailed them. Not sure what they have sent. Fingers crossed.:)

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    Wipe on, wipe off, a degreasing,. I want to try that as well, the stuff seems to pick up grease easy and fisheye...
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    Hey nice work and good write up @Squishy
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    Cheers Mark :)
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