Correction to message
- Hi all,
I inserted a sentence out of order...I re-stack the papers with one sheet of
newspaper between them and THEN put them in front of the fridge before going
to bed that night. The next morning they are nice and dry.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dolores Guffey" <dguff@...>
Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 10:29 AM
Subject: Re: [Marbling] Re: drying rack, was very large trays
> This is how I dry my marbled paper, a method we used in a Don Guyot class
> and I've used ever since as it literally takes up "no space." You need a
> piece of Masonite slightly larger than the paper size you are marbling.
> it upright on the floor (I put newspaper underneath to catch any drips).
> Now, hang two sheets of newspaper on the board anchored with clothespins
> attached your rinsed marbled paper to this with the clothespins then
> two more sheets of newspaper. Continue to sandwich the marbled papers
> between 2 sheets of newspaper until you have about 10 sheets of marbled
> paper, at which time you can take them off as a stack and put flat down on
> surface until you are finished for the day. I put them on the floor in
> front of my refrigerator (overnight) and as the fridge cyles off & on warm
> air blows across the paper. In the morning the papers are nice and dry.
> the end of your marbling session re-stack the marbled papers with only 1
> sheet of newspaper between them and let dry flat for 24 hours (the only
> space needed is the flat surface taken up by the stack of papers).
> NOW, a word of caution. Newsprint has changed over the years depending on
> what the printer is using... oil based ink, water based ink, or soy based
> ink. It is best to use the oldest newspapers you've saved (rather than
> "today's" paper) so that whatever ink used is as dry as can be. I keep a
> stack of newspapers that are at least a month old to use for marbling.
> by chance, a piece of newpaper sticks on your marbled paper, it can be
> removed by gently using an eraser to rub over the newsprint...but, only
> after the paper is thoroughly dry.
> Happy Marbling,
> d. guffey
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