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Re: Crayola Washable Paint :-(

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Kerry Flynn (kflynn64)
Tue, 2 Feb 1999 07:09:24 -0500

Try using "Munsel" color wheel...a.k.a. magenta, yellow, and cyan(turquiose)
to get brighter truer colors when mixing tempera.
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From: PurpleArt <PurpleArt>
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Date: Monday, February 01, 1999 10:59 PM
Subject: Crayola Washable Paint :-(

>HELP!!!! I have been trying to teach mixing primary colors into secondary
>colors in my kindergarten art classes. We are using Crayola Washable
>paints. The secondary colors turned out not at all true, and when we mixed
>red, yellow and blue to make brown mud, it dried into a lovely lavender
>by the next day (definitely NOT what we wanted). I have been using
>fingerpainting paper with and/or without gel media mixer. It is so weird.
>called Crayola and they said they hadn't had any other complaints. This is
>the second year with this problem for me. Anyone else experience
>PS -- never had this problem with Crayola paint that was not labeled