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Re: [teacherartexchange] fixative


From: Ken Schwab (bicyclken_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Feb 17 2007 - 06:06:09 PST

The best is called "Lascaux" and is very expensive
however it will fix dry pastel and not change the
drawing. I use Krylon workable on dry pastel and
Krylon Crystal Clear on oil pastel with good results.

Ken Schwab
San Jose CA

--- wrote:

> Do any of you have any suggestions about a
> fixative for oil pastels, or
> some way to keep them from getting all over the
> kids' books and clothes when they
> take them home? I teach elementary and I just did a
> lesson with oil pastels!
> I sprayed one batch with Krylon clear glaze, which
> seems to be working. I
> had ordered a coating medium from Sax, but decided
> that to have the kids paint
> it on and let it dry would use up too much of my
> class time. I haven't used
> oil pastels much but love the colors and got some
> nice results from my students.
> Carol Karn
> Clio, SC
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Ken Schwab
San Jose, CA

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