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Lesson Plans

Sinking colors

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Betty Bowen (
Tue, 26 Oct 1999 09:08:11 -0500

>>I have a hard time trying to keep black and
>>Ultramarine blue up.

The good ones like Dan Smith's are made with minerals, so they do tend to
sink. If you get cheaper quality that is synthetic it may have a better
chance of floating.

Thalos and yellows are notorious for having aggressive tint strength. If you
have to use acrylic paint, you might have better luck going with the
Ceramcoat-type craft acrylics for a look-alike Thalo that have a lot of

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