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Create colorful, funky swirl patterns on paper, fabric, and more! The traditional art of marbling is a great way to apply beautiful colors. Each application is one of a kind!
The Starter Kit contains six 0.5 oz (15 ml) non-toxic colors in; Black, Blue, Green, Red, Yellow, and White, as well as 5oz (.14 kg) of Alum Mordant, 2oz (56.7 g) of Methocel and an Instruction Sheet.
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Works well with practice
By Art teacher in Erie
from Erie, PA
Comments about Jacquard Marbling Starter Kit:
I use this kit to teach at a community art center, and, although there was some trial and error involved at the beginning, I have had excellent results with this marbling kit. As far as prep, I spray alum on the paper in advance so I have a supply on hand,and Methocel can be mixed up as little as an hour ahead of time. As long as you practice first to familiarize yourself with the process and variables, it's a wonderful, engaging lesson. My students love marbling!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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NOT for starters or elemantry grades
By Mrs. K
from Hudsonville, MI
I teach elementary art and heard about making Suminagashi prints so I searched for a starter kit. I purchased 2 of these since they were the "best value" of all offered on DickBlick.com. The moment I took them out of the box I knew I was in trouble. There are additives you need to spray on the paper days in advance, there are additives you need to mix days in advance for the water. TOO MUCH HASSLE FOR ME! I want a simple project I can handle with 25 students. I will most likely return this a purchase the more expensive and SIMPLE ink kit.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: If you ever have specific questions regarding our products or how to use them, please contact our Product Information department at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (800) 933-2542. Our product specialists will be happy to help you with questions about art materials, product applications, and techniques.
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Did not work well for me at all
By Sharifa Blackwolf
from Minneapolis MN
I had bought this product in December 2010 and had not used it till about 5 months later. This could be why my results turned out the way they did. At first the ink was very difficult to squeeze out of the tubes, and I was not able to unscrew the tip to pour the ink out. Then once the ink hit the water, some of the ink would not spread and would come out very clumpy. I didn't have a problem with the red ink, but just about every color either wouldn't come out of the tube, or would come out very clumpy, resulting in blobs of ink on my paper. Also, when I would lay my paper on the ink, the inks were not vibrant and very cloudy and watered down. The instructions were not well written at all, I had to read them frequently. I was very unsatisfied with this product, and was dissapointed with my results and the overall process of marbling.
Merchant response: We apologize, it sounds as though you have received defective product. At Blick we attempt to send out every order free from defect or damage. However, these types of issues do arise occasionally. Customers who receive defective or damaged items should contact our Customer Service department via email or by calling (800) 723-2787 and we will work with you to rectify the situation.
This video shows how easy it is to create amazing marblized fabric and paper with the Jacquard Marbling Kit.
The kit includes step-by-step instructions and all materials needed with the exception of the paper or fabric.
The results vibrant and unique! Great for the classroom, home or studio.
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