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Re: gesso picture transfers


Date: Sat Oct 06 2001 - 06:55:10 PDT

In a message dated 10/1/01 4:31:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> Isn't there some way you can use gesso on a canvas and place a magazine
> picture face-down into and to get the image to transfer? I'm not having
> any
> success with it. Are there other ways to transfer magazine pictures to
> canvase? I've used acetone to transfer Xerox images to paper, but one of
> my
> students is working collage on canvas and wants that same kind of broken
> ghost quality...

HI Deb,
YOu may have already received your answer to this but, when you lay the mag
image face down, brush it with paint thinner and rub with a tooth brush.
great "ghost image"