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Re: Acrylic vs. Tempera

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Mon, 25 Jan 1999 19:43:32 EST

In a message dated 1/25/99 4:52:46 AM Pacific Standard Time,
Egartteach writes:

<< I have primed the homasote with Kilz II. Do you think the tempera paint
stay on without chipping or shall I use acrylic paint? I would appreciate
your input.

Thanks...Carol >>

I have found that tempera paint will not last and can come off with any water
that gets on to it. Acrylic can stretch and is water soluble. Acrylic can be
purchased in bulk from paint stores and if they have an (Opps) section you can
buy someone else's mistakes for half the price.

Ken Schwab
San Jose Ca