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2539Re: [Marbling] Re: Marbling on Canvas

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  • Caroline Tigeress
    Aug 20, 2004
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      I have interest in this. Can it be stretched like an oil canvas on
      a wood frame? Like a gallery wrap?

      Caroline


      Brent Mydland wrote:

      >Yes, I have framed silk starting with my very first piece1-1-90!
      >
      >That is truly where it belongs. I can tell you how to museum mount it so that its archival as I learned to frame from an artist that mounts art for the Smithsonian...I am not bragging just helping. Email off line or I will set up instuctions for the whole group!Speak up if there is enough interest!
      >
      >Peace and Love Johnny
      >
      >
      >
      >Angela Drake <angiedrake@...> wrote: Caroline,
      >
      >Marbling on silk is great fun... it picks up patterns and colors
      >beautifully.
      >
      >I was wondering if anyone had framed any silk marbling pieces and how
      >I would go about it... I've marbled lots of scarves but some of them
      >would make great pieces to hang on a wall but I'm not sure where to
      >start.
      >
      >Angie
      >
      >
      >--- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, Caroline Tigeress <c.tigeress@c...>
      >wrote:
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      >
      >>Laura Sims wrote:
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>>Hello Donna,
      >>>
      >>>A smooth surface canvas seems to work best. I do not
      >>>was the canvas, but lay it flat in a tray of alum
      >>>solution (1/2 cup to 1 gal.). With my hand I press
      >>>the solution into the canvas until no more bubbles
      >>>come out of the canvas. Drip dry, iron and marble
      >>>with acrylics.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >> I just tried it yesterday. It was not as sucessful as I would
      >>
      >>
      >have
      >
      >
      >>liked, I used golden acrylics and carageenan. I was wondering if
      >>
      >>
      >anyone
      >
      >
      >>has had any sucess in marbling silk?
      >>
      >> Caroline
      >>
      >>
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