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Re: "sprinkling water"

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  • anthonianthonianthoni
    Dear Dixon: thank you very much for this recipie. Regards: Anthony
    Message 1 of 6 , Nov 24, 2011
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      Dear Dixon:
      thank you very much for this recipie.
      Regards:
      Anthony
      --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "dixongarrett" <dixong@...> wrote:
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      > Place 1 1/2 ounces Venetian soap chips/flakes (with a bar of soap use a cheese grater to grate the amount needed)in 1 quart alcohol (pure ethanol, although 70% isopropyl alcohol might work) set in a water bath and bring to boiling. Once dissolved, pour into 5 quarts water and stir well. Obviously, this makes a large volume so the amounts can be proportionally reduced for smaller volume.
      > Garrett Dixon
      >
      > --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "anthonianthonianthoni" <anthonianthonianthoni@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Dear Dixon:
      > > could you be more precise about the proportions of the ingredients?
      > > Regards:
      > > Anthony
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "dixongarrett" <dixong@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Joseph Halfer used sprinkling water extensively as an alternative to gall particularly for the hair vein pattern because it gave more rounded spots whereas those made with gall can be jagged. Sprinkling water water is a solution of soap (Venetian per Halfer)dissolved in alcohol and then diluted with water. The recipe can be found in his book "The Progress of the Marbling Art".
      > > >
      > > > --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "anthonianthonianthoni" <anthonianthonianthoni@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Dear marblers:
      > > > > There is a substance called "sprinkling water" . from what I know of it, it is a kind of soap sollution. From what I know of it, it has properties similar to ox-gall.
      > > > >
      > > > > Can anyone tell me more about this substance?
      > > > >
      > > > > Regards:
      > > > > anthony
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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