Re: Marbling on wooden penholders
- --- In Marbling@y..., "J Dolphin" <jdolphin@s...> wrote:
> I hope someone here on the list has a good suggestion about marbling onHope you'll give it a try.
> other than fabric and paper. I'd be curious to know if the wood has to be
> 'fixed' first, to accept the paints, and if the way to go would be to try
> and roll the pen holder across the size--or develop a dip method to catch
> the paint on the wood..And I wonder if the pen needs to be sealed in varnish
> afterwards, to keep it from chipping paint off.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <WindDncr24@a...>
> To: <Marbling@y...>
> Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2001 10:56 AM
> Subject: [Marbling] Marbling on wooden penholders
> > Hi everyone,
> > I would love to try marbling on wooden penholders. There are some
> > marbled ones out there already, but the ones I have found are all the
> > same (black marbling on a gold or silver background). I wanted
> > something with more variety.
> > I was wondering how you would go about marbling something cylindrical
> > like a penholder? Some of them are also tapered at one end.
> > Do I have to paint the entire penholder a different color first? I
> > haven't done marbling, but this is something I'd really like to do.
> > I have tons of wooden penholders and marbling them different colors
> > would make it easier to identify which one I need. Would I need to
> > seal it afterwards? If so, what would make a good sealant?
> > BTW, the set that I have is a Galen Berry marbling kit that I
> > purchased from Daniel Smith.
> > Thanks in advance :)
> > Ginn
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> > Hello,
>> I've marbled several wood boxes and experimented with sealing the wood prior to marbling with both paint and shellac. I've found that sealing it with shellac from the can worked best.