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Re: Pulled paste papers with yarn/string

I would definitely remove the cords. Working the paper with the cords
would be a pain to boot, though I guess that depends on thickness.



Peter Verheyen, Listowner: Book_Arts-L
John Vassos Bibliography

On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, VirginiaTurnbull wrote:

> Hi, Peter,
>     Thanks.   I am using a fairly thick paste.   And usually I do fold the
> papers over and put paste on both top and bottom.
>     You're saying then, that the yarn is be used only as a resist?  And is
> to be removed after the papers are pulled apart?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Verheyen <pdverhey@DREAMSCAPE.COM>
> Date: Tuesday, August 24, 1999 8:18 AM
> Subject: Re: Pulled paste papers with yarn/string
> >When I make pulled paste papers I make sure that I have paste/color mix on
> >both sheets. Generally I apply color, then fold and pull apart. While
> >still folded I'll impress whatever pattern I want using my fingers or
> >whatever else I feel like using. Then pull apart. If one were to use
> >string, or whatever, make sure you rub the paper together well and then
> >carefully remove the string to avoid messing up the pattern.
> >
> >Another thing to consider is the thickness of the paste. A thicker paste
> >will hold fine textures better than a wetter one. The resulting texture
> >from the pulling will also show more detail and be finer.
> >
> >Experiment and have fun.
> >
> >
> >Peter
> >
> >
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> >
> >Peter Verheyen, Listowner: Book_Arts-L
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> >John Vassos Bibliography
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