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Re: [Marbling] Re: Hello to the group plus dropper bottle source

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  • Laura Sims
    Susa, Golden titanium white is more opaque than zinc white. Golden makes there own surfactant called flow release that you may want to try. Best, Laura ...
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      Susa,

      Golden titanium white is more opaque than zinc white. Golden makes there
      own surfactant called flow release that you may want to try.

      Best, Laura


      >From: "Susa Glenn" <sglenn@...>
      >Reply-To: Marbling@egroups.com
      >To: Marbling@egroups.com
      >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
      >still opaque.
      >
      >- In Marbling@egroups.com, irisnevins <irisnevins@c...> wrote:
      > > Hi Susa......
      > >
      > > When my acrylics do that, I water them down a bit. Distilled
      >bottled water
      > > 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 white
      >may just
      > > have extra acyrlic base in it for whatever the reason the
      >manufacturer may
      > > have.
      > >
      > > Also try Consolidated Plastics, they should be in the 800# directory
      > > through information....I have momentarily misplaced it. You can get
      >Boston
      > > Round Bottles with Yorker caps, and I don't believe there is a
      >minimum
      > > order. Price may be about the same or a little lower. The more you
      >buy,
      > > they get cheaper, but not by much.
      > >
      > > Iris Nevins
      >

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