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NHC50

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on: March 21, 2013, 09:21:05 AM
Ok guys here is an idea for those of you that have problems with fine lines in watercolor masking. I know we can use paint brushes, ruling pens. But did you ever think about applicator bottles with metal tips. You can fine these. This was on dick blick. The only thing is you would have to put a pen in the metal tip to keep it clean. Or take it off and wash it. Anyway just and idea.  :)
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Reply #1 on: March 21, 2013, 09:46:18 AM
. Anyway just and idea.  :)
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And a great idea, Nina...thanks for sharing!


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Reply #2 on: March 21, 2013, 11:18:21 AM
Those look good. I had an instructor recommend fishermen's fly tying glue bottles. I had a heck of a time keeping them clean.
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Reply #3 on: March 22, 2013, 12:25:05 AM
Wow Nina.. . . .those look like they would do the trick! Have you tried one?
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Reply #4 on: March 22, 2013, 05:04:32 AM
 :thankyou:  Nina for another wonderful idea.  I have a plastic bottle but the tip is just too broad ... never thought of a metal one.  So thanks a ton.  Patricia
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Reply #5 on: March 22, 2013, 02:00:39 PM
You are welcome. Roxy I have them. I will be using them. Just remember to keep the tips clean.
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Reply #6 on: March 22, 2013, 02:11:06 PM
 :thankyou: Nina.  I will look for these next time I shop for supplies.
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Reply #7 on: March 24, 2013, 11:58:55 PM

Art Lesson - Masking Fluid Trick by Dennis Clark of the Paint Basket
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Reply #8 on: March 25, 2013, 01:19:56 AM
Is anyone else not surprised Dennis has already done it???  :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:

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Reply #9 on: March 25, 2013, 01:20:19 AM
great idea  :thankyou:   dennis will practise this method
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Reply #10 on: March 25, 2013, 01:32:44 AM
You'll find there's plenty of tips and ideas in the old Paintbasket closet ... You just need to rummage about a bit!  :detective:
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Reply #11 on: March 25, 2013, 08:08:31 AM
Well it does not surprise me that Dennis already did this.  :2funny: :2funny: :2funny: , but it never hursts to be reminded. I did try the bottles that I was talking about earlier. It does work.  But you would have to keep those tips clean. It would be cheaper to do it the way Dennis showed us.
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Reply #12 on: March 25, 2013, 08:58:59 AM
 :thankyou:  Batman for putting Dennis' video up ... I had never seen it before so I found it interesting.  I had however, purchased a plastic bottle with a perforation in the tip and I find that it releases too much fluid even though the hole is pretty small.




 :thankyou: Nina, for the good advice for I think that the metal tip would be the way to go because generally speaking, the holes are much smaller than the plastic tops and yes, I should imagine that it would have to be kept very clean to prevent clogging. 


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