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thanks for latex advice

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Aaron and Jennifer (THEGREEN99)
Thu, 4 Nov 1999 19:52:50 -0500


Thank you everyone who answered my question. The last time I used spray
paint on a sculpture, the sculpture literally melted right before my eyes. I
did not want that to happen to my students who have (strangely enough) been
working very hard on their projects. Thanks again!

Jennifer in Michigan
-----Original Message-----
From: VKlimTruax <VKlimTruax>
To: THEGREEN99 <THEGREEN99>
Date: Wednesday, November 03, 1999 5:39 PM
Subject: Re: latex paint and sprey paint

>You cannot paint latec OVER lacquer based paint. It goes the other way
>around. First you put down the white latex (water base , same as acrylic)
>THEN you spray the lacquer based paint. Doesn't work the other way around.
>
>If you put oil over water, it works. If you put water, then oil, it
doesn't.
>Oil or lacquer always comes to the front, or refuses to mix. The chemical
>compositions don't work.
>Think about tryong to put watercolor or tempera over oil pastel, or
wmearing
>grease on something and thring to paint over the grease. You can smear
grease
>OVER the paint, not under it.
>vkt

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