Reverse Embossing To do this in reverse is a bit more tricky. You need to work from the reverse side but you need to have markings to guide you or a light table with a clear matte. Not something meny have. So the other thing you can do is overlay. In other words, cut out the form from another print out and edge prep it and glue it down on the surface you want to bring out. This is probably the best way for mose people because you don't need special equipment to do it. Here is the recovery section with overlay. The parashute area was buit up with several layers to bring out the detail.