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Re: monoprints

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Sharon Hause (smhause)
Thu, 11 Mar 1999 07:39:32 PST


Immediately after we print you do see an oil mark. After it dries
completely the stain goes away. We have never had a problem with mold.

>From: "Kauai Academy of Arts" <kaca>
>To: "Sharon Hause" <smhause>
>CC: "getty" <artsednet.edu>
>Subject: Re: monoprints
>Date: Wed, 10 Mar 1999 19:21:44 -1000
>
>Hi!
>We do lots of printmaking workshops over here on Kauai so this is a
welcome
>topic!
>I'm wondering about the archival quality of using Pam cooking spray on
a
>plate for monoprinting. Naturally, I don't worry about that issue to a
>major degree with kids, however, here in Hawaii, if we used cooking
oil on
>plates, the print would attract mold and possibly bugs.
>
>When you use thinned oil based
>paints on untreated paper, you can get grease stains that never
disappear.
>
>Printing inks are formulated to be used on ungessoed heavy paper, but
oil
>paints with lots of linseed oil are not. I believe Betty recommended
easy
>wipe compound which is made by Graphic Chemical (a printmaking supply
>company). This can be used with printmaking inks to change their
>consistency, making them easier to wipe when doing subtractive
monotypes.
>
>Deb Rosenbaum
>
>

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