(2) Strip the protective backing from the cutout.
(3) Press one edge of the adhesive cutout to the plastic sheet,
and smooth the remainder into place. Be sure to avoid
wrinkles or bubbles. Use additional pressure to insure firm
(4) Trim the rough edges of the cutout with the chisel end of a
stylus, and remove the scraps. Use the stylus point, as neces-
sary, to inscribe captions or to make additional line drawings
on the adhesive cutout.
Figure 17. Use of adhesive patterns in preparation of transparencies.
e. Tracing on Transparency. Tracings may be made directly on
the transparency to be used for projection or on translucent cloth or
paper to be used as a master in the reproduction of transparencies,
These tracings are made directly from the original.
(1) Attach a transparent (or translucent) sheet to the original
by securing them together with masking tape at the upper
(2) Smooth the transparency down with the hand or, if a draw-
ing board is used, with a T-square. Then fasten the lower
edges together with masking tape.
(3) Use a tracing pencil to trace the original on the transparency.
Then go over the tracing with ink or soft lead pencil.