This is intriguing--mixing the two that is...........I think I will try this
the next time thru---as i have some methyl cellulose kicking about.
What have I missed here though? The Tribute book?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jake Benson" <jemiljan@...>
Sent: Friday, August 25, 2000 6:51 PM
Subject: Re: [Marbling] Digest Number 77
> I haven't done acrylic marbling in a while, but I know that Methyl
> stands up to use with the acrylic paints, which tend to degrade the
> carragheenan. One time, I mixed the 2, about 50/50, and the results were
> nice. The carragheenan seemd to allow the colors to be combed into a
> line than Methyl Cellulose alone. It also seemed to lengthen the life of
> size; I was able to keep it going, topping it off now and then for about 6
> weeks. The weather was cooler though, and that may have had an effect. L
> ater I discovered that Chris Weimann made similar experiments, which I
> is written up in the Tribute book.
> Jake Benson
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