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  • Laura Sims
    Nov 3, 2013
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      I've been getting ready for a show and haven't been online for a few days.  Glad you went ahead and started experimenting with the tea tree oil and water solution.  Like other surfactants you can make it stronger or weaker according to need.  When I start experimenting I start with a 1/4 cup of water, add a drop, test, drop and test until I get the spread I want.  I usually keep a stronger and weaker concentration to use as needed.  

      Don Guyot wrote a how to book about suminagashi many years ago.  Nancy Morain (sp?) at Colophon Book Arts may still carry copies.  Of course there is some interesting info online.  

      Best,
      Laura


      On Sunday, November 3, 2013 3:05 AM, Elsje <ploegevd@...> wrote:
       
      hi elsje,
      I tried 2 drip tea tree oil in a glass of water
      and it works
      mmmmm it is worth a study
      it is an exiting moment to see the reaction
      xxxe
       
      Van: Marbling@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Marbling@yahoogroups.com] Namens Elsje
      Verzonden: donderdag 31 oktober 2013 16:16
      Aan: Marbling@yahoogroups.com
      Onderwerp: [Marbling] authentic suminagashi
       
       
      hi Laura,
       
      Authentic suminagashi you can do with OX GALL
      (I have read somewhere but I not yet tried.)
       
      I also use DREFT yellow, DISH WASH SOAP
       
      Can you give me an idea how much
      TEA TREE OIL  you use in water ?
      1 drip and 1 liter water ...
      or
      1 drip tea tree oil in a glass (150 cc) of water?
       
      xxxelsje
       
      Van: Marbling@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Marbling@yahoogroups.com] Namens Laura Sims
      Verzonden: woensdag 30 oktober 2013 3:14
      Aan: Marbling@yahoogroups.com
      Onderwerp: Re: Re: RE: Re: [Marbling] freestyle questions
       
       
      As Sue responded if you are going to do more authentic suminagashi you can use sumi calligraphy ink on plain water with sumi brushes.  Other surfactants that will work are tea tree oil in water.
       
      Best,
      Laura
       


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