[Marbling] Re: Hello to the group plus dropper bottle source
- Mine were so bad that they would dribble out the side sometimes &
when I screwed the tops down really tight to try to stop the mess the
top surface of the caps split off from the screw part. Fortunately I
caught it before I poured the paint into my tank. Needless to say,
I'm thrilled with the replacements.
--- In Marbling@egroups.com, irisnevins <irisnevins@c...> wrote:
> Maybe they were a bad batch. Mine are really good for pretty
> drops, maybe yours are better though.
Golden titanium white is more opaque than zinc white. Golden makes there
own surfactant called flow release that you may want to try.
>From: "Susa Glenn" <sglenn@...>________________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [Marbling] Re: Hello to the group plus dropper bottle source
>Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2000 14:56:55 -0000
>Hi, 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......
> > When my acrylics do that, I water them down a bit. Distilled
> > is best. It slows down the tendency of acrylic base to
> > dries quickly on exposure to air, that's why it happens. The white
> > have extra acyrlic base in it for whatever the reason the
> > have.
> > 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 a
> > order. Price may be about the same or a little lower. The more you
> > they get cheaper, but not by much.
> > Iris Nevins
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