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Re: [BKARTS] Archival oils on paper



This is a TERRIBLE idea.  The oil will never be controlled; once introduced,
it will be all over the place.  Use another material than "scrapbooking
Vellum" whatever that is.

Signa

-----Original Message-----
From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
Kathleen Garness
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2007 6:31 PM
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Archival oils on paper


A friend sent me the following query. Could I impose on the
collective wisdom of the group to support my discouragement of this
approach?

Thanks,

Kathy G
>
>
> I am trying to increase the transparency (translucency?) of
> paper-plastic scrapbooking vellum. The best solution I can think of is
> to use Liquin or linseed oil soaked into the paper. Since the treated
> sheet will also be touching paper around it, I will need to seal it so
> the oil doesn't bleed. My first thought was to use a acrylic sealer. I
> could also use spray-fix, but I don't have much faith that it would
> cover the entire surface well enough to prevent bleeding. Can I treat
> both sides or does the oil need to breath as it ages? How archival
> would
> this method be? Any other ideas?
>
>
> ~Tiffany Miller





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