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3467Re: [Marbling] Re: drying rack, was very large trays

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  • Laura Sims
    Feb 20, 2006
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      John,

      When I used Don's method in the past I had to make
      sure the newspapers were about 6 months old to insure
      that the print was completely dry.

      Best,
      Laura

      --- John Ang <angchengsiew@...> wrote:

      > By sandwiching the freshly marbled paper between
      > newspaper, wouldn't the marbled paper stick to the
      > newspaper after it is dry since there would be some
      > size remaining on the marbled paper,unless one
      > rinses
      > the marbled paper throughly with water which I do
      > not
      > normally do)
      >
      > --- Dolores Guffey <dguff@...> wrote:
      >
      > > This is how I dry my marbled paper, a method we
      > used
      > > in a Don Guyot class
      > > and I've used ever since as it literally takes up
      > > "no space." You need a
      > > piece of Masonite slightly larger than the paper
      > > size you are marbling. Lean
      > > it upright on the floor (I put newspaper
      > underneath
      > > to catch any drips).
      > > Now, hang two sheets of newspaper on the board
      > > anchored with clothespins and
      > > attached your rinsed marbled paper to this with
      > the
      > > clothespins then attach
      > > two more sheets of newspaper. Continue to
      > sandwich
      > > the marbled papers
      > > between 2 sheets of newspaper until you have about
      > > 10 sheets of marbled
      > > paper, at which time you can take them off as a
      > > stack and put flat down on a
      > > surface until you are finished for the day. I put
      > > them on the floor in
      > > front of my refrigerator (overnight) and as the
      > > fridge cyles off & on warm
      > > air blows across the paper. In the morning the
      > > papers are nice and dry. At
      > > the end of your marbling session re-stack the
      > > marbled papers with only 1
      > > sheet of newspaper between them and let dry flat
      > for
      > > 24 hours (the only
      > > space needed is the flat surface taken up by the
      > > stack of papers).
      >
      >
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