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Re: sand sculpture

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Sidnie Miller (sidmill.us)
Sun, 17 Jan 1999 11:06:04 -0800 (PST)


I'm sure you could use gel medium if you could afford it or
resin if you can stand the air.

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On Thu, 14 Jan 1999, Lily Kerns wrote:

> >>
> Does anyone know how they keep the sand together? I think it is a
> mixture of white glue, water, and sand.... Good alternative to snow
> sculptures. My district will even deliver the sand!
> Christine Merriam
> Kayenta Intermediate School
> >>>
> A few years ago, The Engler Block (a fine crafts store) had a pair of
> artists doing a huge sand sculpture. I remember hearing at the time that
> it was a carefully measured mixture of very fine sand and clay. They didn't
> give the proportions--but a little experimenting should give you a starting
> point.
>
> I would think that the white glue would work too.
>
> Lily
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