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Re: Oil Marbling paints



[Michael Babock] mjb@xxxxxxxxx writes:

<< You may want to try P.H.Martins Concentrated Water Colours.

 Oil paints are not the thing to use. Even though the film thickness
 and therefore the amount of medium (linseed oil) is minimal, you could
 run into an archivability problem. <snip>  Water colors are your best choice.
>>

Your explanation of the oil-to-paper problem matches my understanding of it.
But P.H. Martin's Concentrated Water Colours are not lightfast -- they're
downright fugitive, even with the books closed.

Dr. Martin's Hydrus Fine Art Watercolor is billed as being lightfast, however.

Regards,

Beth Lee


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