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Re: [teacherartexchange] Styrofoam protective seal?

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From: Judith (mammamia2_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun May 01 2005 - 09:07:18 PDT


There is a product called sculpt or coat which is made just for this
purpose. Contact www.sculpturalarts.com
There are other brands which are cheaper, but I don't know how good
they are. I've used this on huge papier mache sculptures, and on foam.
   It is great.
Judy Stenger
On May 1, 2005, at 11:18 AM, Maggie White wrote:

> Marcia,
>  
> If you don't get responses here, there's a theatre/stage design Google
> group I've found helpful (sorry, just Google it; I don't have a link
> for it).  Local hardware store might know.
>  
> My uninformed guess would be a coat of acrylic medium or very thinned
> white glue.  Is it real Styrofoam--made of tiny pellets--or floral
> foam, which disintegrates into dust?
>  
> Maggie
>  
> On 4/29/2005 5:33:06 PM, TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
> (teacherartexchange@lists.pub.getty.edu) wrote:
> > The drama teacher at my school has created some large
> >
> > styrofoam "rocks" for a school play.  After carving
> >
> > and painting them, they are now kind of chipping and
> >
> > pieces are falling apart.  Does anyone know of a
> >
> > particular sealant or spray that he can purchase to
> >
> > seal the foam pieces?  Marcia L in Illinois
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