Hi darko, I do inkjet transfer to metal With a canon printer. Very simple actually.
you need to get the transparency paper that are specific for inkjet printers.
and make sure you print on the rough side.
let the print dry a little bit, and be careful with it, it can rub off on your fingers etc...
shading...public enemy number one, haha.
I’ll check on Instagram for the tattoos, thanks.
what kind of engraving system are you using, I see a interesting unfamiliar handpiece in your profile picture, is that homemade?
welcome to the forum.
you got some nice drawings there, not much I can comment on tho, I’m as green as they come, haha. The only thing that catches my eye in the design that you posted last, are the leaf buds on the beginning and end of the scrolls, they seems a bit big and empty...
Thank you Michael! I appreciate that you took the time to make a example, and with so much detail. very nice touch indeed to break up the long backbone. Also your shading example will help me a lot, its like a tailored reference.
again, many thanks.
Thank you Sir, yes shading... that’s another thing. Never been really good at it, that’s a bit of problem of course with these kind of drawings where it’s critical. I tried shading a few pieces but it start to look messy and clumsy real quick. But I’m learning and still studying, doing things...
Thank you for your input Dan, Im afraid you might be right, I think that I got carried away drawing and forgot the size I was designing it for. This will be a huge challenge, if not impossible for me to cut now , I have almost zero cutting experience, besides a few practice scrolls and lines. I...
I will keep an eye out for your pointers.
Yes I do have the habit of wanting to satisfy everyone, unfortunately this is seldom possible.
Cutting with good execution is also on the list, but I'm thinking I first need to learn how to properly apply shading in the right areas.
after my previous drawing I posted it was back to the drawing board, literally.
I think I was too happy with the fact that I was able to complete some kind of design and therefore didn’t see how mediocre it actually was.
also I think that something was holding me back when drawing...