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Re: [teacherartexchange] monoprints

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From: Maggie Tucker (arttucker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Oct 12 2005 - 03:04:58 PDT


Try Prang watercolor on your plexiglass. But first put a thin coat of
liquid dishwashing soap (Joy) on the plate and let it dry. That will act
as your release agent. You'll still need to lightly dampen the paper.

At 09:41 PM 10/11/05 -0400, you wrote:
>I am wanting to do additive monoprints with my 8th grade. I have some nice
>pieces of plexi glass but I am not sure of the type of paint to use. I do
>not have monoprint paint (Createx??)
>I experimented with acrylic but results were poor plus my chinsy drawing
>paper stuck to the plate. Wetting the paper didn't help either.
>I used tempera before at the elementary level and it worked fine but the
>paint dries fast.
>Any suggestions from this wonderful, helpful bunch?
>You all helped me before and thank you in advance for any help again
>Christine
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Maggie Tucker

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