In a message dated 02/23/2002 10:14:05 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> I have made black glue by removing the wick from a
> black Crayola marker (this is the only BRAND I have tried this with) and
> placing it in an Elmers (not washable) glue bottle. After about 8 hrs.the
> glue turns black from the color in the the marker wick. Sometimes,
> depending on how dried out the original marker had been, the glue looks
> gray or blue as the students use it, but it always dries black.
This is very interesting- thanks for the tip. I've used black tempera mixed
with Elmer's, but never this.
Susan on Long Island