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RE: [teacherartexchange] monoprints


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

-----Original Message-----
From: Maggie Tucker []
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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Maggie Tucker

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