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Well, I want them to be fairly sturdy, have them be lightly curled but not accidentally be squashed flat if someone grabs the miniature.  Though I did find that I can lightly drench it in thin super glue and it will be hard enough for my requirements.

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I used some print outs of playing cards to good effect. They are scaled down print outs of historical cards I found pictures of on the web. 3mm width for each card works quite well for 28mm. Depending on your printer a resolution of up to 1200ppi might prevent the design to turn into a blob. 300ppi might be sufficient to give a reasonable result. I used a laser printer to avoid bleeding. To scale the pictures down Photo Shop or Gimp come in handy. I glued them down with some super glue. The glue hardens the paper somewhat (just as you say) so the cards a re now quite sturdy. Finally I applied some powdered pigment to weather the cards and some pigment fixer. I think this should work equally well for your posters.

 

 

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