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Re: Goache

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  • John Ang Cheng Siew
    I too use gouache and watercolour with fairly good results. ... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ . .-P John Ang Cheng Siew My Paper Marbling Website:
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 19, 2000
      I too use gouache and watercolour with fairly good results.

      At 09:18 PM 18-02-2000 -0500, you wrote:
      >From: Lavinia Adler <laviniaa@...>
      >
      >Actually, I have had much better results with gouache paints than with
      >marbling inks. I've been frustrated for years with pale colors (even
      >"deep red" turns out pink!) using well-known inks. Gouache produces
      >strong colors for me.
      >
      >Because it's relatively expensive, I've just recently begun experimenting
      >with acrylics and , so far, like the results. Unfortunately I have little
      >time to play, so I may get to marble only three or four times a year.
      >That leads to lots of waste as the marbling inks settle into a
      >hard-to-stir mass at the bottom of their jars. The tubes of gouache and
      >acrylics are still usable after months.
      >
      >Lavinia Adler
      >
      >On Thu, 17 Feb 2000 17:52:32 -0500 "J Dolphin" <jdolphin@...>
      >writes:
      >> From: "J Dolphin" <jdolphin@...>
      >>
      >> I hear this paint suggested as a type of choice for marbling.
      >> What ever
      >> goache I have here simply has never brought me any decent results.
      >> So--I
      >> open a discussion on goache for marbling. And a niave
      >> question--isn't water
      >> colour a Type of goache?????
      >> Jill

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      John Ang Cheng Siew
      My Paper Marbling Website: <home3.pacific.net.sg/~johnacs>
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