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Re: [BKARTS] edward has some questions



I would try the wax suggestions rather than the oil
suggestions. I have been told that oil will eventually
rot paper (e.g.--You're supposed to gesso the paper if
you want to work with oil paints on paper).

--- edward van Vliet <etechne@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> i may have asked these before, but i here goes
> anyway:
>    
>   1. rather than working with either transparencies
> (plastic) or tracing paper (or mylar, or whatever),
> is there any way i can take paper and make it more
> transparent? not that it needs to be totally
> transparent - just so that the paper becomes less
> materially present (if that makes sense). i'm
> working with already existing images and drawings on
> paper and not creating them. any ideas?
>    
>   2. anyone have any experience making lightboxes?
> what i would like to know revolves around lightbulb
> usage and ventilation issues, as well as how to
> create transparencies/ slides (or whatever medium
> would carry the image). any thoughts, suggestions,
> resources?
>    
>   3. if thou couldst have but one book - which would
> it be? why?
>    
>   with bated breath,
>    
>   edward
> 
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