Re: Gloy users?

From: pete ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 02/09/04-07:29:18 AM Z
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I used Gloy for a number of years before I moved onto egg. It wont work on
Yupo and similar surfaces You will need a slightly absorbent surface, but
not too absorbent, or you start to get strong pigment stain. An effect which
you may or may not wont for creative reasons.


> I plan to order some Gloy (mail order from the UK), can you please
> elaborate the details of working with Gloy? Why should I want to use
> Gloy? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Gloy? ect...
> My limited knowledge cosist of:
> a) One can use acrylic pigments with Gloy (because the acrylic binder is
> compatible with Gloy?)...
> b) Gloy can be coated to smooth surfaces like "fast drying synthetic
> paper", glass ect...
> Both of these points are very important for me because:
> a) I cannot find tube watercolors in my location (but acrylics are
> abundant) and don't want to deal with dry pigments (all that weighing,
> grinding, mixing ect.) which also cannot be found in my location - this
> entry is not much important but
> b) I want to lessen the waiting time between coats (waiting the
> developed paper dry) - this is important!
> Do you think Gloy is good for solving the above troubles?
> Thanks in advance,
> Loris.
Received on Mon Feb 9 07:21:07 2004

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