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644Re: [Marbling] createx

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  • Laura Sims
    Jul 2, 2001

      It has been a while since I tried Createx.  The paints made for marbling did not work as well as the Createx "surface design" (used for block printing, etc) paints.  The paints may work better on carragheenan if you want to keep using that brand.  But as Jake said get your carragheenan from some place else.  It is too expensive under the "marble-thixs" label (however they spell that).

      If you want to use methyl cellulose a reliable kit can be bought from Earth Guild, 800-EARTH-GU. Acrylic paints have bath/size preferences.

      Best, Laura Sims

      Indigo Stone Marbling Studio

      >From: hhumler@...
      >Reply-To: Marbling@yahoogroups.com
      >To: Marbling@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [Marbling] createx
      >Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2001 17:08:09 -0000
      >hi - a friend and fellow marbler who is not
      >a computer person would like to know if
      >anyone has tried Createx marbling base and
      >the createx marbling colors. I have been
      >having a discussion with her about
      >marbling base. she cannot seem to get pro-
      >chem colors to stay on the surface of
      >methtyl cel long enough to comb. With just
      >a couple of passes of a comb or rake, the
      >colors mush together. I, on the other hand
      >have great success. So she wants to try
      >Createx but would like to know if anyone
      >has any experience and/or tips to pass
      >along. Thanks for any help you can give.

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