(2) If you make a mistake, and you will at some time, insert the tip
of the knife or razor under one corner of the strip of letters and gently
remove it. Then replace it in the proper location (refer to figure 3-6).
The adhesive backing on letters prepared by pressure-sensitive lettering
machines is designed to enable you to remove the letter strip from the
paper without damaging either the paper or the letters. Yet it is strong
enough to adhere the letters to the work surface.
Curving a line of type
a. Introduction. As a graphics documentation specialist, you have an
assortment of sizes and styles of pressure-transfer lettering sheets to
choose from when lettering a graphics project using this method.
lettering sheet has the letters of the alphabet printed on the back side
of a waxed acetate sheet. Each lettering sheet has a protective backing
sheet to protect the letters from sticking to another letter sheet during
(1) When you apply pressure-transfer lettering, the only guideline
you must use is the base line.
After you have determined the size and
style of lettering for the graphics project, draw the base line for the
Then remove the protective backing from the lettering sheet,
align one letter at a time with the guidelines, burnish the letter into
use any rod-like object with a narrow, round end (e.g., the end of a
When burnishing a letter on the lettering sheet, ensure you
burnish only the letter you must transfer to the graphics project. If you
burnish two or more letters simultaneously, they may stick or not align