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Re: Printing the fish

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Dianna (dmammone)
Tue, 5 Jan 1999 20:17:54 -0500

With a real fish, it is important to towel it dry. Things seem to get
slipperier with water based paint. Great project, don't be intimidated.
-----Original Message-----
From: Ckart <ckupcin>
To: <>
Date: Tuesday, January 05, 1999 12:32 PM
Subject: Printing the fish

>Sue wrote:
>>The biology teacher wants to try gyotaku, or fish printing. Never one
>>to discourage integration, I need some hints. If anyone knows
>>techniques, I would be thankful.
>Both Nasco and Sax sell plastic replicas of fish for this, but of course
>the biology teacher will want to use the real thing! Block printing ink is
>used as well as foam brayer. However, Nasco also suggests experimenting
>with tempera, acrylic, screen inks, etc.
>Good luck