Ticket-Writing and Sign-Painting

Ticket-Writing and Sign-Painting

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...with the air-brush. They may be done with one stencil, though better effects are produced by the use of two or, better still, of three. In the last instance the ground would be shaded dark grey, next the back fold of the ribbon is green, and finally the front fold in orange or other suitable bright colour. Reference to Fig. 99 will indicate the method of cutting the second stencil when the curls of the ribbon are to be shaded in only one colour. Careful stencil cutting is imperative to ensure correct register so as to form a complete pattern. One system is first to draw the ribbon, and make a tracing on the stencil paper. Cut out the parts required and stencil them on to a piece of card, also on to another piece of stencil paper. Connect up the links of the ribbon, either freehand or by using the original tracing. Cut out the parts required for the'second stencil, and then spray the colour on to the original card and to a further piece of stencil paper. Finally, cut out the parts of the third stencil. There are other methods of getting correct register; but it will be realised that a proper set of stencils may be used indefinitely, and thus ample pains should be taken in the first instance. When the stencils are found to be perfect, lay the three on top of one another, and make some distinctive Fig. 99.--Completed Air-brushed Ribbon. Fig. 100.--Guard for Air-brushing Ribbon Background. Figs. 101 and l(l2.--Stencils for Back and Front Folds of Ribbon. mark in order that the stencils may at once be placed in their proper positions. The three stencils may be in the order shown, Fig. 100 being used to spray the graded background, Fig. 101 for the back folds, and Fig. 102 for the light shading on the front of the ribbon. In Fig. 100 the...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236814924
  • 9781236814920