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SenGrisane

How can I transfer a sketch to a book?

I want to create a book full of drawings (I will post more about that project when I got something to show) and need a way to transfer sketches to the pages somehow, so I don't have to erase around on the pages.

The paper is black and thick so I can't pause through it. Some kind of carbon paper (with a different color perhaps due to black color) maybe?
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Added: 5 years, 11 months ago
 
RaveRaptor
5 years, 11 months ago
Well, there are a lot of services out there where you can upload pictures and pay for it to be made into a book. Had to do it for one of my classes once >.<
SenGrisane
5 years, 11 months ago
I don't want to print it.

I want to handlineart pictures with silver pen on black paper. I just don't want to mess up the paper beforehand and am looking for a way to get the finished drawing (digital) onto the paper
silvergunner
5 years, 11 months ago
Bit confusing. Do you mean you want to imprint the sketch lightly on the black paper then go over it with silver pen?
SenGrisane
5 years, 11 months ago
Yes. That is what I meant. Sorry for the confusion.
silvergunner
5 years, 11 months ago
There is also a second method - you could get hold of or use one of these things https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plotter

You'll have to lineart digitally first though.
SenGrisane
5 years, 11 months ago
I can't get the pages into this as well. It is a book-thingy. I can't take pages out.
arkaid
5 years, 11 months ago
You'll have to go old school

1) Print the drawing / sketch on regular paper, but do it mirrored
2) Get tracing paper and a pencil. Since the target is black, you might want to use a colored pencil instead of black (red could work)
3) Trace the the printed image onto the tracing paper with the red pencil
4) Fix the paper onto the target surface (your black book thingie), but do it so the drawn side is against the sheet of paper (it will de-mirror)
5) Using a solid object, like a coin, gently rub the back of the tracing paper, to transfer the red graphite onto the black paper
6) Remove tracing paper and use the silver ink to cover the transferred red lines.
7) ???
8) PROFIT!
9) Send a box of chocolates to Arkie for being so awesome :3~

Good luck <3
SenGrisane
5 years, 11 months ago
Also a lot of work. But I guess that is the only way. Thanks ^^
EricAdler
5 years, 11 months ago
Also, if the paper is as thick as I'm guessing, you can place a hard 'backing sheet' behind the sheet, then placing the artwork to be transferred on top.  Then use a stylus (preferably one with a spherical tip to minimize the risk of damage to the top artwork) (If the 'original is a printout of digital art, then you can use a blunted wooden pencil, if the tip looks like a ball instead of a point, it should be dull enough.)  and firmly trace over the sketch.  This will emboss the line art onto the page, and then you can re-trace it with the silver pen.
SenGrisane
5 years, 11 months ago
That could work too yes. I will have to try. Thank you ^^
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