Re: Transferring computer printed design to skin info needed

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Posted by Lisa K on August 6, 2002 at 15:27:18:

In reply to: Re: Transferring computer printed design to skin info needed posted by Erika on August 6, 2002 at 12:17:27:

The type of deodorant is crucial.
I like both Catherine's method and using a hectograph pencil. I use
these for larger or really complex patterns as a guide. So each time
I need them less and less. It has really worked for me.

: I found out the hard way that only certain deodorants will work.
: They have to be clear deodorant, not just the kind that goes on
: clear, the kind that is actually a transparent stick. I have a
: stick and a blue stick (for boys and girls.) One is Speedstick by
: Mennen, the pink one has some other name...Powder scented blah blah
: blah, but on the bottom it says "by Speedstick by Mennen." The
: one is deodorant and not anti-perspirant/deodorant. I can't
: remember if the blue one was or not (I peeled off the labels.) You
: can only use an inkjet printer to print on tracing paper. I had to
: trim the tracing paper that I found because it only came in a 9" x
: 12" pad. ***(If anyone knows where to find 8 1/2" x 11" tracing
: paper, please let me know.)*** Regular paper won't work because it
: absorbs the ink. I tried my laser printer and that didn't work
: either. I've been using this for those mirror image tribal things
: lately. It's been a real windfall for the festival scene.


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