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Re: Marbelizing

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Alix E. Peshette (apeshet)
Wed, 22 Apr 1998 21:51:50 +0000

> From: Gail1611 <Gail1611>
> Date: Wed, 22 Apr 1998 23:37:02 EDT
> To:
> Subject: Marbelizing

Hi Gail,
Thanks for the great chalk idea! Was any sort of fixative or
thickener used in this process? I have boxes of that chalk; it has
the most wonderful colors. We used to do chalk murals on the school
sidewalks, but in this day and age, I am too worried about pilfered
chalk and graffiti!

-Alix Peshette

> Hi, I noticed we've been talking about marbleizing with origami paper. When
> I was at the art convention I saw a demo of Ambrite Chalk by Prang. They
> scrapped some of the chalk on water and then put the paper on it. The effect
> was beautiful. They used water color paper to "pick up" the chalk swirl but I
> bet any other paper would do it. Has anyone else use this chalk ? Gail