Re: [Marbling] Re: Gum Tragacanth
I wish I were there to say this with a smile, because
I mean this in a kind way: but if you are truly
interested in good marbling, FORGET ABOUT THE GUM
Do you want to emulate some amateur session (with the
gum) or do you want to use the size that professionals
and serious marblers use, which is carragheenan.
It seem to me you are going out of your way to use an
inferior product because you think it may be a little
cheaper. Do have any idea how heartbreaking it is to
set up a marbling session with tools, good paints, and
then have it all go down the drain because of a really
I really think you're barking up the wrong tree.
--- J Dolphin <jdolphin@...> wrote:
> Of course this is just going to make me ask more=====
> questions! Who knows How
> Much of this gum stuff is needed to make a
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- I wasn't thinking about price of materials at all when I asked the list
about the gum. To clarify--who here might know the Amount of gum to use to
make a tray's worth of size?
> USE CARRAGHEENAN.
> I really think you're barking up the wrong tree.
> Fred Chang
> --- J Dolphin <jdolphin@...> wrote:
> > Of course this is just going to make me ask more
> > questions! Who knows How
> > Much of this gum stuff is needed to make a
> > size?...............
> > Jill
- Thank you for the listing on the catalogue---I went over to take a look--and
was delighted with their articles on paint and such alone--from all the
other presentation of materials.
I also don't know if the gum tragacant they offer is the same
> that is used for marbling. If you are interested their web site is
> <www.sinopia.com> and they are located at 3385 22nd St, San Francisco, CA
> 94110, (415)824-3180. Their e-mail address is: pigments@...