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Re: [teacherartexchange] photo transfer- citrasolve

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mwhiteec_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Wed Oct 21 2009 - 12:21:44 PDT


Every classroom should have CitraSolve for a variety of reasons. It is safe
to use on skin and hair (chewing gum, anyone?) and removes all kinds of
surprising things, like tar off the seat of your pants (don4t ask). There is
a similarly safe product called Citrus D-Solv-It. I think Ace carries it as
well. Beware of products that tout citrus in their ingredients as they are
NOT suitable for use on skin (Home Depot has quite a few of those). They are
petroleum-based and should state they cannot be used on skin.

Maggie

> This may have been posted before -
> Quilting Arts (a great show on PBS - more than just quilting) was a
> rerun a couple of weeks ago. They ran a segment with a demo on
> photocopy transfers using citrasolv.
> You can find the direction son the Quilting Arts website (you need to
> sign in - lots of great projects) or the artist's blog:
> http://lyrickinard.blogspot.com/2009/05/photo-transfer.html
>
> I found citrasolv at a health food store, looks like Whole Foods might
> have it to. There is an artist's gallery on the citrasolv site -
> http://www.citra-solv.com/ppapc11.shtml
>
> If you do it on fabric you can use chalk, watercolor, oil pastels or
> colored pencils to add a blush of color. You can use copies of photos,
> drawings or altered art -
>
> Ellen
>
>
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