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polyfilm & carbon paper


Polyfilm is a clear “plastic”
paper, glossy on one side
and slightly matte on the reverse.
It’s become an invaluable tool when working
on my woodblocks. Prior to polyfilm,
I was using tracing paper
 to transfer my image to my block.


The image is drawn on the matte side,
and flipped over and
re-traced on the glossy side using 
red carbon paper.

Sadly, the older I got the 
more difficult it became to see what I was
doing through opaque tracing paper!
Posted by Rick on July 31, 2011
1 Comment
  1. 08/8/2011
    Annie B

    Brilliant!

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