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RE: [teacherartexchange] monoprints

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From: Judi Morgan (judi.morgan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Oct 12 2005 - 08:17:58 PDT


You can also use gum Arabic on the plexi for a release.

Judi Morgan
Saint George's School
2929 W. Waikiki Road
Spokane, WA 99208
509.466.1636
judi.morgan@sgs.org

-----Original Message-----
From: Maggie Tucker [mailto:arttucker@earthlink.net]
Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 3:05 AM
To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] monoprints

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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