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Re: Crayola paint

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Toulouse95
Thu, 4 Feb 1999 07:18:23 EST


The discussion has been on washable Crayola tempera, but I would like to make
a point for Crayola acrylics (now called their "Masterpiece Collection"). I
use it with my students because for one of the first projects the Art II
students paint stool covers that all of the classes sit on for the remainder
of the year. The Crayola acrylics do not have to be heat set nor do you have
to add any textile mediums as other brands require. They hold up great to a
year of lots of use. A couple have been on stools for three years and still
look good.

I find Crayola's price attractive and use it the rest of the year for the
remainder of their acrylic projects with good results. It stands heads above
the Chromacryl I used to order. Has Chromacryl ever come up with a half decent
green?

Mary Jane