… Because if you do, then there’s a special clearance offer for the Letraset-produced screen tone paper being sold on ebay – over £1360 worth of screen tone paper, starting bid 99p. No reserve!
Letratone, produced by Letraset from 1966 onwards (the company is still going – they still create Transfer Lettering but “Action Transfers” are a thing of the past), is a technique for applying textures and shades to drawings, used as an alternative to hatching.
In the conventional process, first used released in 1937 by Zip-A-Tone and Chart-Pak in 1949, patterns are transferred to paper from preprinted sheets, but nowadays the technique is more often simulated in computer graphics.
The seller is the only person on ebay selling the high quality brand new screen tone paper that had comic artist cursing into their coffee for many years. If you’re still an artist still drawing physically, With screen tone paper you can transform your comic art.
• Go to ebay and search for screen tone paper, or follow this link
• There a many Forgotten art techniques on the Museum of Forgotten Art Supplies web site
• Letraset: www.letraset.com
• Action Transfers Archive: www.action-transfers.com