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Re: [teacherartexchange] Nylon Sculptures


From: Natalie Sakurai (gnatsak_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Feb 22 2010 - 18:30:40 PST

Hi Tina -

This is a good idea - just make sure that the styrofoam insulation
does not contain insecticides or other toxic chemicals. I used some
recently for a garage remodel, and was glad I read the warning label.
It's always good to read the fine print, especially where student
safety is concerned.

Natalie (Sacramento, CA)

On Feb 22, 2010, at 11:12 AM, Tina Vercelli wrote:

> I would suggest going down to the local building supply and pick up
> a 4'x8'
> piece of Styrofoam wall insulation. They run about $10 to $12 and
> you can
> cut approx 400 4"square pieces of foam to be used for bases for
> sculptures.
> I'm also going to try to use them as printing plates as well (I got
> the
> dense blue board, not the white Styrofoam board covered with foil)
> TinaV
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