261Re: Hello to the group plus dropper bottle source
- Aug 7, 2000Hi, Iris, I had trouble with the yorker caps dribbling & not
delivering the same size drop consistantly because air leaks into the
bottle around the cap screw threads. These other caps are like eye
medicine droppers - they give me more control. Maybe I just got hold
of a defective batch of yorker caps - I got them from U.S.Plastics.
Anyhow, I like these new ones better.
And thank you for the tip on adding water. My difficulty is that I'm
working on dark fabric and when I add water, I "water down" the
opacity of the paint & then I've got another set of problems. I guess
I need to find a happy medium where the paint doesn't crack but it is
- In Marbling@egroups.com, irisnevins <irisnevins@c...> wrote:
> Hi Susa......bottled water
> When my acrylics do that, I water them down a bit. Distilled
> is best. It slows down the tendency of acrylic base to"crackle"........it
> dries quickly on exposure to air, that's why it happens. The whitemay just
> have extra acyrlic base in it for whatever the reason themanufacturer may
> Also try Consolidated Plastics, they should be in the 800# directory
> through information....I have momentarily misplaced it. You can get
> Round Bottles with Yorker caps, and I don't believe there is aminimum
> order. Price may be about the same or a little lower. The more youbuy,
> they get cheaper, but not by much.
> Iris Nevins
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