The pens are permanent markers, available in a wide variety of widths. They will write on almost anything, and can be cleaned off of a few things (like glass) I used a relatively wide one, and the script was handwritten, so not being super sharp was not a detraction. It had a bit of a brushed appearance. --- Bogdan Karasek <bkarasek@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi Mark, > > Won't the thickness of the glass cause the writing > to be less than > sharp, a bit diffuse? > > Question: we don't use the term *sharpie* in Quebec. > I know it is some > sort of felt pen but could you define/describe it > for me. Is it is very > pointy felt pen or what? > > Cheers, > bogdan > > Sauerwald Mark wrote: > > > Scott > > > > I did a run of postcards once which were used for > a > > party invitation - I used the standard Ilford > > Postcards which are 4x6 , and I contact printed a > 4x5 > > negative on them. I wrote a message with a > sharpie > > marker on a piece of glass which I used to hold > the > > negative and paper under the enlarger which > resulted > > in white text on the 1" black border at the bottom > of > > the image. > > > > Mark > > > > --- Scott Hamming <Scott.Hamming@xxxxxxxxxx> > wrote: > > > > > >>Hi All, > >> > >>I'm participating in an APUG postcard exchange, > and > >>would like to > >>'title' the face of the image near the bottom, > >>incorporating it into the > >>print itself. I wouldn't consider this for a > >>standard print, but I > >>think it'll work well with this particular image > and > >>is in line with the > >>theme of the exchange. It's the first time I'm > >>printing borderless as > >>well, so this is already an adventure. > >> > >>I'd like it to be slightly smaller than a > signature > >>(though similar in > >>style), with white lettering contrasting the > nearly > >>black portion at the > >>bottom of the print. Any idea's as to what I can > do > >>to the paper > >>pre-exposure / development to achieve this? > Thanks! > >> > >>Scott > >> > > > > > ============================================================================================================To > > > >>unsubscribe from this list, go to > www.freelists.org > >>and logon to your account (the same e-mail address > >>and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and > >>unsubscribe from there. > >> > > > > > > > > > > > > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ > > We won't tell. Get more on shows you hate to love > > (and love to hate): Yahoo! TV's Guilty Pleasures > list. > > http://tv.yahoo.com/collections/265 > > > ============================================================================================================= > > To unsubscribe from this list, go to > www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the > same e-mail address and password you set-up when you > subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there. > > > > > > -- > ________________________________________________________________ > Bogdan Karasek > Montréal, Québec > bogdan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Canada > www.bogdanphoto.com > > "I photograph my reality" > ________________________________________________________________ > > > ============================================================================================================= > To unsubscribe from this list, go to > www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the > same e-mail address and password you set-up when you > subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there. > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Bored stiff? Loosen up... Download and play hundreds of games for free on Yahoo! Games. http://games.yahoo.com/games/front ============================================================================================================= To unsubscribe from this list, go to www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the same e-mail address and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there.