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« on: March 29, 2008 03:01:04 PM »

Okay, so being as detail-less as possible, there is an absolutely hilarious stain on my sheets that is rather defined in a fantastic shape. I would LOVE to take this and make a silkscreen of it on a t-shirt for my boyfriend, but all the photos I've taken are horribly blurry (I think my camera is confused because I'm trying to take photos of a sheet, it can't pick what to focus on) and I'm not sure if it'd be worth it to try to SCAN a SHEET.

Can anyone think of a clever way to get the image to make a silkscreen? Thanks, I appreciate it. And if I was wrong posting this, I'm sorry, I'll delete it, but this has been driving me crazy, and I really wanna do this.
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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2008 03:07:31 PM »

How about pulling the sheet tight over something hard and tracing the erm, stain with vellum or tracing paper and then using that?
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« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2008 07:36:23 PM »

Even simpler, why not make the shirt out of the sheet?

Or is that gross?
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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2008 03:17:14 PM »

If it's just a blotch, I would just take your sheet and lay it flat out on a table or counter or whatever flat surface I have and trace the thing directly onto my screen.
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« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2008 09:24:16 AM »

Photocopy it, if you can.  You can actually photocopy it directly onto a transparency and make the whole process so much easier. Ew.
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« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2008 12:57:47 PM »

haha this is so amazing you're my new favorite person.

On a more on topic note. I have to agree with everyone on tracing it in one way or another.
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