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Re: [BKARTS] Inquiry Re Paste Paper



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Kathie,

Arches Text Wove is by far the best paper I have found.
It takes layers, scraping, getting wet over and over and
lies flat.

Laurie Doctor
http://www.lauriedoctor.com

> From: Kathie Gillaspey <rbrangel@SAN.RR.COM>
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> Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2002 15:30:25 -0800
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> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Inquiry Re Paste Paper
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>>
>> First, is there an appreciable difference in the quality of acylic paints
>> when used in paste papers?  I don't know if it's necessary to use top
>> quality acrylics.  Will lower grade acrylics crack and peel?  Or will
>> they do just fine.  This is not for professional work, as I am just
>> getting starting in book making.
>
>
> I use "house brand" acrylic paints from the Art Store here in San
> Diego.  They work just fine.
>
>
>> Finally, though I have a plethora of paste paper recipes,
>
>
> I also use pre-prepared wall paper paste instead of making my own.  Quick,
> and doesn't get smelly after a few days.
>
>
>> few if any
>> discuss the type of paper to be used.  At last year's Book Arts Fair
>> in Austin, TX, a fairly thick paper was used, but I don't know what
>> it was or how many options there are.  What is the best kind or
>> several kinds of paper types and weights to be used for paste
>> papers?
>
> As long as the paper doesn't fall apart when wet, it will generally work
> for paste paper.  Ingres works great, but then again, so does Strathmore
> sketch paper.
>
> Kathie
> San Diego
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