Saral WAX-LESS Transfer Paper is the superior way to transfer a pattern, template or hand drawn design to ANY SURFACE ... wood, fabrics, paper, metal, canvas, ceramics, stained glass ... any surface. Saral Transfer Paper is wax-less transfer paper (also known as graphite paper or tracing paper) made for general and specialized use, which allows you to transfer your design from a sketch, pattern, template or by hand to any surface. It makes clean, crisp tracings that can be erased and painted over. It's great used for tole painting, fabric painting, fine arts and watercolor painting, quilting, dress making, commercial and graphic arts, architecture, wood working, ceramics, stained glass, metal working and it contains no acid for scrapbooking. THE ADVANTAGES OF WORKING WITH SARAL WAX-LESS TRANSFER PAPER: Saral Transfer Paper is wax-less so it gives the advantage of erasing like pencil with no smear or smudge. It can be inked or painted over with no skipping or bleeding. The transfer lines can be sponged, washed out or brushed off of fabric, and a hot iron will not set them as will other tracing or transfer papers made for fabrics. Saral is economical and can be used again and again. SARAL COMES IN FIVE COLORS: Graphite: The all-purpose tracing medium. Excellent for illustration board and all drawing papers, wood, fabrics, canvas and metal. Red: Excellent for ceramics and china painting. The lines will fire out. Shows up equally well on light or dark surfaces and mixtures of the two, such as photographs and photostats. May be used on acetate overlays, plastics and enamel. Blue: Non-photographic. It's not necessary to clean off Saral blue when work goes before the platemaking camera. Ideal for key lines, mechanicals, and paste-ups. For Tole Painters, it leaves a bright, easy to see transfer line. Yellow and White: For tracings on dark surfaces. Excellent on dark fabrics, dark wood, metal, as well as dark painting surfaces. Tole painters find white especially useful. Yellow is best for work on clear or stained glass. SARAL IS CERTIFIED NON TOXIC: All Saral transfer papers conform to ASTMD-4236 and are certified by The Art & Creative Materials Institute as non-toxic, so they are suitable for use by children, as well as adults. SARAL TRANSFER PAPER IS EASY TO USE-HERE'S HOW: 1-Put a piece of Saral Transfer paper color side down on the surface (fabric, canvas, wood, etc.) to which you wish to transfer a design. 2-Place your design on top of Saral. 3-Using a stylus (ball point pen, pencil, tracing wheel, etc.), follow the outline of the design, apply enough pressure to get the results you desire. 4-You may have to experiment and adjust the pressure to obtain your desired result. One color of Saral Transfer Paper may be better than another for a specific job because of the surface color or texture of the material to which you are transferring the design. THE FOLLOWING ARE HINTS TO HELP YOU HAVE THE BEST SUCCESS WHEN USING SARAL TRANSFER PAPER: 1-On any project, make the lightest transfer line you can see so it will be easy to erase or remove if you decide to change the transfer line. 2-To help avoid smudging, wipe a new, unused sheet of Saral Transfer Paper lightly with a tissue to remove any excess coating or dust. 3-When using Saral Transfer Paper, avoid smudging with the palm of your hand by placing the transfer paper on your surface and securing it with tape or with your fingertips (not the palm of your hand). 4-On water color paper, be sure to use the lightest, thinnest transfer line so it won't show too much through water color paint transparent washes. 5-Saral Transfer Paper transfer lines will wash out of fabrics. However, it will brush off of some fabrics (e.g., t-shirt cotton, depending on color)...try rubbing lightly with your hand.