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Re: another sort of paint plea

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Susan Bennett (sbennett)
Fri, 8 Oct 1999 21:58:48 -0400


An art teacher that I team with adds mixed papier mache paste, like
Metalyn, to her paints. the paints will stay texture longer and will also
maintain a wet sheen she says. I have not tried it yet but plan to. Susan in
Ohio
-----Original Message-----
From: Nagel, Judy <JNagel>
To: 'Moonbeargj' <Moonbeargj>; bkramer.us
<bkramer.us>; artsednet.edu
<artsednet.edu>
Date: Friday, October 08, 1999 12:58 PM
Subject: RE: another sort of paint plea

>You probably won't do yourself (or the paint) any favors by mixing them.
>The less desirable will probably contaminate the better quality paint. My
>suggestion would be to add a bit of school glue to the bad quality paint to
>give it some viscosity and use it up as soon as possible. Good luck! Judy
>http://www.saxarts.com
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Moonbeargj [Moonbeargj]
>Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 1999 4:28 AM
>To: bkramer.us; artsednet.edu
>Subject: Re: another sort of paint plea
>
>
>I have paint problems this year. I am stuck with Living Colors Washable
>tempera paint. Don't ask how it happened that I have this stuff but it is
>the worst. It is slimey, transparent and dries with a chalky white cast to
>it. I'm about to mix it half and half with some other tempera paint that
is
>
>"normal" in hopes that the washable tempera"s faults will be less
>noticeable.
>
>Is there anyone who can offer sympathy or solutions!?
>