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Re: Need cover ideas


From: Sid Miller (sidmill_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Sep 11 2002 - 12:21:06 PDT

Sorry you won't get this by Weds. but you can do marbeling with oil
paint cut with paint thinner on top of plain water (outside so you won't
all die), you can do marbeling with chalk dust floating on water (I
think it's pretty weak) or you can use any paint on top of wheat paste.

The Austin's wrote:

> I have been making these neat little folded books with my middle
> school students. Each page contains an element of design, and each
> page will fold together to make a book. I told my students that
> tomorrow we would be marbling paper for the covers and they are so
> excited, so of course when I went to get out the Marblethix after
> school it was nowhere to be found. I don't have time to go get liquid
> starch.Does anyone have any great ideas for a cover? Preferably
> something that can compare to paper marbling as they were really
> looking forward to it.~Michal---