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Re: [BKARTS] Question Re: PARCHMENT MAKING WITH JESSE MEYER -



Processes involving decomposing protein (ably played by Vincent Price)
have a tendency to smell like decomposing protein... A simple
experiment: take a piece of vellum and leave it in water for a few
days. Or, leave your Sunday chicken on the kitchen counter.

And now, if you'll excuse me...

Paul T Werner, New York
http://theorangepress.com

WOID: A journal of visual language
THE ORANGE PRESS, publishing "Vellum Preparation: History and
Technique"
DRAGONSBLOOD AND ASHES, a project to research and practice the
techniques of the medieval scribe

----- Original Message -----
From: Jennybean <jennybean@xxxxxxx>
Date: Monday, April 11, 2005 11:51 am
Subject: Re: Question Re: PARCHMENT MAKING WITH JESSE MEYER -

> so I should probably pass on this one, you're saying? Since you know,
> the Yankee Candle store makes me sick?
> -Jenny
>
> >Remember that B-movie in which Vincent Price turns into instant
> >chocolate pudding before your eyes? Well, not really chocolate
> >pudding, but those were the early days of technicolor.
> >
> >'Nuff said...
> >
> >Paul T Werner, New York
> >http://theorangepress.com
> >
> >WOID: A journal of visual language
> >THE ORANGE PRESS, publishing "Vellum Preparation: History and
> >Technique"
> >DRAGONSBLOOD AND ASHES, a project to research and practice the
> >techniques of the medieval scribe
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: Jennybean <jennybean@xxxxxxx>
> >Date: Monday, April 11, 2005 11:33 am
> >Subject: Question Re: PARCHMENT MAKING WITH JESSE MEYER -
> >
> >>  Can anyone describe, um, the smell of this? I should probably
just
> >>  ask Jesse, but he is used to it :-)
> >>  I know that is a kind of odd question. I'm not a squeamish
> person, by
> >>  any means, but I am scent sensitive and get migraines, and
> that is a
> >>  consideration for me when I am thinking about taking classes like
> >>  this.
> >>
> >>  >
> >>  >PARCHMENT MAKING WITH JESSE MEYER
> >>
> >>  Thanks for any opinions you can offer me!
> >  > -Jenny
> >  >
>
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