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Re: [teacherartexchange] Favorite Art Supplies: Rebecca's transfers


From: Rebecca Burch (mamallama_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Sep 17 2006 - 08:36:39 PDT

I've done them both way (small pieces and big) and it can work either
way, as long as you cut the contact paper out at the edge of the
image. (Otherwise, it's obviously contact paper and it kind of loses
the cool effect.)

It sticks on its own most of the time, but if I've had to do any
vigorous scrubbing to get the paper off, I sometimes give it a shot of
spray adhesive, just to make sure it sticks. On a stickiness scale of
zero (plain paper) to 10 (duct tape) it's usually around a 3 (post-it


On 9/17/06, Elizabeth Heisey <> wrote:
> Then after you put your collage transfer onto your
> art, does the contact paper remain part of the piece?
> Does the contact paper then need to be at least as big
> as the whole piece? Or do you add small areas and
> paste in place?
> I am very interested in your idea and liked your
> example.
> Beth
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