I recently acquired some vellum that is inkjet compatible, but have found precious little information regarding printer settings for this paper beyond "...choose a setting that uses LESS ink...". I am using an Epson 3880. Can anyone offer advice for the printer settings that would be optimal with this paper printer combination? The paper thickness is 0.004".
There is a paper type selector in Epson settings. The paper selection which yields fewest ink usage is "plain paper". If you are getting too wet print nonetheless, try brightening the image via settings, this will result in smaller ink usage:
select "ColourControls" mode of "Color management" subwindow in "Advanced" tab
in "settings" located nearby, increase "Brightness" - experiment with this to get desired result
select AdobeRGB from "color mode" list and Gamma 2.2
"let printer manage colours" (make sure that printing program uses AdobeRGB as a printer profile)