> Yeah, isn't that weird? It's been my experience too that foam board and
> spray paint make a gooey mess. That was a while ago though - I don't
> remember how much spray paint was needed to dissolve the board completely.
> Couldn't this person use the spray paint sparingly, as her carving tool?
> might give her the rock effect or organic look she mentioned. It would
> a lot of time if it worked as she could combine the carving/painting
> If not, well, use an airbrush. It's what I've been using to make my
> and they've turned out nice.
> Steve in VA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ann Carolan [acarolan.us]
> Sent: Monday, September 27, 1999 11:49 AM
> To: MPBC90; artsednet.edu
> Subject: Re: set display
> STOP. ALERT! SPRAY PAINT WILL DESTROY FOAM BOARD. USE ONLY
> Ann C.
> MPBC90 wrote:
> > In a message dated 9/22/99 12:59:59 AM Eastern Daylight
> > owner-artsednet-digest.edu writes:
> > I need ideas for materials that are light, carvable, =
> > moldable, drapable, and paintable (in order to have a
> marble or stone =
> > look). The size will be in the 6' x 8' range. >>
> > FOAM CORE! Go to your local framer, and have them save
> > Lightweight,
> > already cut into squares, glueable, carvable (sp?) and
> shapeable. Already
> > white for roman columns, and that speckled spray paint
> would be worth the
> > investment for a display that can be reused.