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  • Joe
    Thanks to you and everyone else who has posted some help on here. Thank you all
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 23, 2010
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      Thanks to you and everyone else who has posted some help on here.
      Thank you all

      --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, Sue Cole <akartisan@...> wrote:
      >
      > are you talking about the pigments in powdered form? You would need to mix
      > a binder with them, I would think before you can dilute them. For
      > watercolors, for instance, you would mix them with gum arabic to make a
      > paste first, then further dilute them from there. You would probably be
      > adding the wax to make your own pastels (sticks)
      >
      > Daniel Smith is one source: http://www.danielsmith.com/Item--i-G-284-030
      > I'm sure you could call and talk to one of their people for help. there's
      > another place in San Francisco, but I can't think of their name just now.
      > Some people, like Peggy Skycraft and Galen Berry, add extra pigment to their
      > red acrylic to make it appear redder in the marbling process.
      >
      > Otherwise, this is some information I had saved for my watercolor students:
      >
      > * *
      >
      > **More than you will ever want to know about art supplies and other related
      > subjects:
      >
      > *http://www.handprint.com/HP/WCL/wmap.html*
      >
      > *http://www.handprint.com/HP/WCL/waterfs.html pigment page*
      >
      > *http://www.handprint.com/HP/WCL/water.html watercolor page*
      >
      > Hope this is what you were asking about.
      > Sue
      >
      > For the rest of you, here's a link I had saved:
      >
      >
      > http://waterpaintings.net/
      >
      > Alexis America � marbling that looks like ocean waves.
      >
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      >
      >
      >
      > I save all my notes in Word documents so I don't have to remember what email
      > it was in.
      >
      >
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      >
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