Re: Arches & Epson

From: [email protected]
Date: 06/20/05-12:24:39 PM Z
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Hi Berry,

About 7-8 years ago I used to use Arches and Rives BFK to make prints with
god knows what Epson printer back then. I wasn't interested in color and was
worried about how fugitive the ink was, so I used black ink only to make the
prints. They came out great and I still have some of them hanging with know sign
of fading. Color might be a different story, depending on how the ink
reacts with the surface of the paper. Inkjet papers have a coating that reacts
with the ink, whereas this is not true with the watercolor papers. But—give it a

Good luck,
Mark Nelson
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In a message dated 6/20/05 11:29:14 AM, writes:

> Does anyone have experience running Arches paper through an Epson 1270 or
> 1280?
> Does it work? Does it completely trash the print head???
> Does it come out?
> Barry
Received on Mon Jun 20 12:25:07 2005

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