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Re: rancid tempera ! Help!!


From: Judy Nagel (jdnag_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Oct 23 2004 - 05:38:46 PDT

FYI The tempera is contaminated. Any time you add something to tempera, it
gets more contaminated. My best advice is to toss it and purchase tempera
that has a long shelf life. Keep it pure by not mixing different tempera
brands together. Also keep brushes clean so they will not contaminate the
paint. Hope this helps. BTW I have been out of town for a couple of weeks
and came home to a virus. I had to dump all my messages so if anyone was
trying to reach me, please resend your message.
Judy Nagel

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Subject: rancid tempera ! Help!!

> Hola fellow list-ers -
> I've come across some tempera (left over from last year) that seems to
have fermented and developed a horrid odor (rotting meat?)....pleh. Anyway,
do any of you have any solutions for de-funking the paint ? [ Is it safe
for the kids to use?]
> I *hate* throwing anything away, so if any of you can offer solutions it
would be greatly appreciated.
> :::running out to look for air freshener::::
> Thanks!
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