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Marbelized Paper How-To

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Materials, Dyeing, Paint
Materials
  • 1/4 pound alum (a mordant; makes paint adhere to paper)
  • Paintbrushes
  • Uncoated (nonglossy) medium-weight paper, or wooden objects, such as boxes
  • Clothesline and clothespins
  • Iron
  • 1 bottle absorbent ground gesso (for priming wooden objects only)
  • Liquid acrylic paints
  • 1/2 pound methyl cellulose (a thickening agent)
  • Whisk
  • Two shallow 14-by-16-inch baking pans (use larger pans if you are using larger sheets of paper) or Trays (such as photo-developing trays)
  • Knitting needle or skewer
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