Category Archives: Metallics

Here are techniques to make your prints glitter and glow. Metallic foils, metal leaf and metallic printing ink will add some “pazazz” to your printmaking.

Collagraph print with added toner foil

Gilding with Acrylic Gels and Toner Foil

This post takes one of my recent experiments, gilding a laser print with toner foil and asks the question ‘what else could toner foil do?

The previous post covers the technique in more detail, but the principle is that toner foil reacts with toner ink in a laminator and turns the basic black ink to glittering gold.

As if this wasn’t exciting enough, let me take you on a magical tour of gilding with Continue reading