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Re: lithography


From: Judy Nagel (jdnag_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Jul 03 2002 - 16:41:57 PDT

FYI Litho Sketch has been around for a long time. We carried it in the Sax
catalog for a few years but discontinued it when the supplier could not
deliver in a timely way.

Judy Nagel
Sax Arts & Crafts
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alix E. Peshette" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 8:58 AM
Subject: RE: lithography

> Hi,
> Yes, you need multiple plates to do multiple colors. Litho doesn't work
> a resist, the drawing medium on the stone attracts and holds the ink.
> Be aware that many traditional printmaking techniques use toxic chemicals.
> There is a movement in printmaking towards safer chemicals. In litho,
> is a new product called Litho-sketch; which are paper litho plates. There
> are supposed to be great in the classroom (I haven't tried them yet.)