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In message <199510230030.UAA03422@listserv.syr.edu> Lori Trummer writes:
> One of my teachers suggest mixing the paste with acrylic matte medium
> prior to adding color (1:1/paste:medium) to give the paste some
> waterproof quality as well as to "toughen" it up for book covers.  Matte
> medium was used rather than gloss because the paste already has a bit of
> a shinny surface and she felt the extra gloss would be too much.

I took a paste paper class from Rosie Kelly last spring.  She also recommended
using the acrylic matte medium but mixed it 3:1/paste:medium.  And yes, we added
the acrylic matte medium before we added the color.  It worked great.



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