Paper Marbling

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Paper Marbling

Post: # 228052Post becks77
Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:17 am

The college shop has reduced price marbling inks, have bought some and off to play, any tips if any one has used them before would be welcome. :icon_smile:
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Re: Paper Marbling

Post: # 228068Post Keaniebean
Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:06 pm

Sounds like fun, I haven't tried that before but this page looks simple but informative.

http://www.show.me.uk/site/make/Art-and ... TO953.html

I'd love to see some pictures, because I'm so nosey :iconbiggrin:
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Re: Paper Marbling

Post: # 228081Post becks77
Thu Apr 07, 2011 6:45 pm

Hi Sarah
its really great fun mainly because I haven't got the hang of it yet and am never sure how its going to turn out, element of surprise!!
Did think about laminating bits and making book marks etc. my colleague suggested wrapping paper! the possibilities... any how hols start tomorrow so will trying out all sorts, there's also a bit somewhere about marbling fabric now that would be an achievement, pics to follow(hopefully) :iconbiggrin:
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Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:47 pm

remeber to use borax in the water, it helps the inks to float properly.
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
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Post: # 228338Post Susie
Mon Apr 11, 2011 1:16 pm

Do you think they would work on fabric?
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Re: Paper Marbling

Post: # 228668Post mrsflibble
Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:34 am

I'm not sure, the basic beginners kits tend to say you can, but I don't know about the longevity of such items.
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Post: # 238742Post Mrs H
Wed Jul 20, 2011 8:21 am

Do u think u could use food colourings for this?

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Post: # 238800Post frozenthunderbolt
Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:44 pm

Mrs H wrote:Do u think u could use food colourings for this?


They wont last so long and as they are water based i'm not sure what they would float on - you would need a liquid denser than water.
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