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dennis

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on: September 17, 2013, 06:49:54 PM
In order for me to easily find and answer queries about this Lesson I will appreciate it if everyone will keep these  to this specific Lesson Posting only. This will also be of benefit to you as well in the future.  Thanks

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http://courses.paintbasket.com/handouts/watercolours-lesson77-auckland-skyline-template-instruction.pdf
 
NOTE:  For those who want to paint-a-long with me will need at least the following extras;
Invisible/transparent mending tape (at stationers)
Small craft knife with a very sharp blade.
#0 or #1 and a #2 round synthetic watercolour brush (Your existing ones must have a sharp point)
Toothpick or similar.

We will be putting in as much detail as we can over the two lessons. ::)
« Last Edit: October 03, 2013, 01:26:02 PM by dennis »
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Reply #1 on: October 04, 2013, 07:17:47 AM
Dennis will we be using the tape in the first class?  I've been calling around and it looks like I will have to order some online.
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Reply #2 on: October 04, 2013, 11:59:08 AM
Mending tape.... is that the same as the clear tape used to wrap prezzies? I found one tienda here that had a few rolls.
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Reply #3 on: October 04, 2013, 12:38:16 PM
I don't think so Val.  :-\   I think it's more like tissue paper than tape used for wrapping gifts.  I don't really know.  :confused:
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Reply #4 on: October 04, 2013, 01:11:12 PM
Isn't mending tape like Scotch tape and others?
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Reply #5 on: October 04, 2013, 01:30:16 PM
It is not the normal shiny Cellotape.
The one I will be using is made by Sellotape and is called ("Invisible Tape" - easy tear - it disappears)
It also says - will not show on photocopies. Can be written or typed on. Will not yellow with age.

It is almost white and the roll does not have the slight yellow look that the normal Cellotape has.
This is NOT the type used for wrapping parcels with.

If all else fails then by all means use the normal Cellotape or even a masking tape that will allow you to see the pencil line  underneath it.

We will be using it in the first lesson.

The Invisible tape is very thin and does not require much pressure when using the craft knife - less likelihood of damaging the paper underneath.

Hope this helps :)
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Reply #6 on: October 04, 2013, 03:12:38 PM
Sellotape Invisible Tape = Sellotape Clever Tape  =  3M Scotch Magic Tape

Hope you can all find one of these in your corner of the world.
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Reply #7 on: October 04, 2013, 03:31:42 PM
 :heeha: The hunt is on!  :run:
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Reply #8 on: October 04, 2013, 04:43:24 PM
For those residing in US, I found the 3M scotch magic tape at Officemax and at Office Depot. They are sold in packages of one or two. They are also sold in multiple in a package. The ones in 1 or 2, the cost is between $2.68 to $8.90. I hope I helped some in searching. Doina
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Reply #9 on: October 04, 2013, 07:20:12 PM
That's right Ray, it can be purchased at almost any drugstore or Wal-Mart etc.  I pulled mine a roll
of 3 M Scotch brand  'Magic tape' out of my Christmas wrapping material stash.  It is readily available.
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Reply #10 on: October 04, 2013, 07:31:42 PM
Although it sticks down quite well it doesn't grab the paper like scotch tape (the shinny one).  Think of hasty posts/notes they stick but, can be pulled off easily.   Well that's how magic type works too.
 
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Reply #11 on: October 05, 2013, 12:02:30 AM
That's correct. It must be able to easily lift off. Test it on the type of paper you are using. Also test it with the hairdryer. The last thing we want is it tearing the paper.
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Reply #12 on: October 05, 2013, 10:09:41 AM
 :'( I'm going to miss most of the class tomorrow.  :( Lloyd needs some dental work done and the specialist will only be in Morales tomorrow. 1 hr. collectivo ride each way, plus the appointment time. Hopefully no chickens on the bus this time!  :2funny: With a bit of luck I'll be able to see some of the tail end of the class.  :)

Have fun everyone, I'll get some photos will I'm there.

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Reply #13 on: October 05, 2013, 10:22:30 AM
Come over here, Val. It doesn't start until 8 pm so you will have plenty of time for the dentist.
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Reply #14 on: October 06, 2013, 02:15:59 PM
Just got back...class has been over for 1 1/4hrs.   No paintings!  :confused:   Did anybody paint-a-long, or was it really that difficult?  :eek:
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