photocopy transfer

Students have been experimenting this week with photocopy transfer. Two techniques to transfer images to wood, fabric, paper and tape. Adhesive transfer works by sticking the photocopy face down to the substrate then wetting the back and rubbing the paper off. Solvent transfer used to be an extremely toxic process involving strong solvents such as acetone or cellulose thinners. Nowadays we use eucalyptus or tea tree oil which works just as well and clears the head too!

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