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Re: TEMPERA(wasDrawing papers)


From: Rick (rlarson_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Dec 07 2002 - 07:21:00 PST

Thanks Susan, I'll give them a call. My budget is so tight, I have to
be picky.
Thanks again,
Betsy wrote:

> Hi Betsy,
> Yesterday, after school (no snow day here) I went to a presentation
> put on by Alphacolor. We tested and played with their Soft Pastels,
> Watercrayons and Biggie Tempera Cakes. The pastels and watercrayons
> were terrible, but I was impressed by the Tempera Cakes. I could
> control the transparency or opacity really well. And they're big
> enough to use with a large brush. If I still have my job and a budget
> next year, I'm going to order some for my K-5ers. Someone mentioned
> they carry them in the Sax catalogue.
> They gave us primary color samples. Maybe they'll send you some if you
> call. Their toll-free # is 1-800-710-7915.
> Susan in OR ---