You can also use gum Arabic on the plexi for a release.
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From: Maggie Tucker [mailto:email@example.com]
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
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
>pieces of plexi glass but I am not sure of the type of paint to use. I
>not have monoprint paint (Createx??)
>I experimented with acrylic but results were poor plus my chinsy
>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
>paint dries fast.
>Any suggestions from this wonderful, helpful bunch?
>You all helped me before and thank you in advance for any help again
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