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Re: looking for plastic dip item for art project


From: Maggie White (mwhiteaz_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Mar 23 2001 - 21:43:36 PST

Mary Lynn wrote:
> About 20 years ago I worked with an occupational therapy group (art
> projects) and we used a canned dip substance to create flowers, etc. It
> was available in fairly bright colors and to use it you dipped wire shapes
> (closed shapes) into it and the substance stretched across the wires like
> dishwashing soap and water spread across a "bubble blowing" circle. It
> dries transparent.
> Does anyone know what this product is and where to get it?

Yow, this was some groovy stuff! I used to use it when I was in high
school some 30 years ago. Haven't seen it in years. It's possible you
may be able to find it on e-bay, if we can just remember the name. It's
amazing the stuff people sell there.