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Use Original Frisket Film to create your own stencils or protect your work from excessive handling.
The low-tack, soft-peel, self-adhesive masking film can be used with most mediums, including photographs, illustration board, Claybord, watercolor and drawing paper, canvas, glass, plastic, metal, and glazed ceramic surfaces.
The film has a translucent backing sheet for trouble-free handling and can easily be removed or repositioned. It won’t wrinkle, bleed, or flutter under airbrush spray.
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NOPE, not his product
from Walnut Creek,California
Comments about Iwata Original Frisket Film:
In spraying a background for water colored flowers, the background paint leaked under the Frisket film and bled into the flowers with blotches of leaked background paint, ruining the flowers. Will not use or recommend for water coloring.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Great Masking for Airbrush work
from Brooklyn, NY
I use this frisket for transferring drawings/sketches onto cars/aircraft. Matte surface allows for tracing off a sketch. I particularly like the grid pattern on the release liner for registration. Only once have I had this leave a residue and that was my fault for leaving it on in the sun for way too long.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Good overall frisket
from Centennial, CO
I have been using frisket rolls on my airbrush artwork for nearly three decades. This seems to have just the right amount of tack for the substrate and media that I use.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
from Clemson, SC
I had some old sheets of Frisket that used to work fantastically well; you could leave it on your artwork for days and it would come out clean without leaving any residue. I ran out of my old supply and bought this assuming it worked the same way it used to in the old days; it doesn't. If you leave it on your artwork for more than 24 hours, it only peels off by leaving all the glue behind on your artwork. As I am using it to paint with oils, I need to leave it on the substrate for more than 24 hours, rendering it unusable. Don't buy it.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
By Ink man
I've been an illustrator for 30 years and have seen products change, this being one of them. You used to be able to choose low or high tack in this brand and now it's just one product. I always purchased the low tack Mat finish because I work in watercolor and gouache on illustration board. It was always plenty sticky until recently. It has a tendancy to fly off the surface if it's a small coverage area. I'm still using the product but sometimes it's not tacky enough which is why I stock 3 different friskets. I recommend using different ones for different tasks. Some hold watercolor washes back and some high tack brands hold up better with more delicate cutting patterns. Removal can be tricky with the high tack products so get some Bestine adheasive remover to flow under the frisket as it's removed. It doesn't harm water based mediums and dries immediately with no rings or discoloration. Without it, you can tear the board surface or get undesireble residue left on the board. I hope this helps in selectin the product.
Warning... leaves glue residue!
By Andy artist
This frisket is horribly flawed. It left so much glue residue on my illustration board, that it ruined my painting. The glue was invisible and could not be detected until after I had applied paint to it.I later discovered that this is a re-branded product made by the same manufacturer who makes frisket for all the companies selling frisket in the US.
Merchant response: We apologize for the issues you encountered with this product. If you are not completely satisfied with the quality of the merchandise you receive, you are entitled to a full replacement or refund. We ask that you contact our Customer Service Department at 800-723-2787 within 30 days so that the exchange, refund, or credit transaction can be arranged to your satisfaction.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from balto/wash area
I've been an illustrating now for over 40 years, and over a period of 10 years I've noticed that the companies that make frisket film are making it with too much tack.The problem is the glue resdue will adhere to the painted airbrused or painted area of the illustration, Which is a nightmare to get off!!!!Beware illustrators! Use only low tack film that WILL NOT LEAVE ANY GLUE RESIDUE TO THE YOUR ILLUSTRATION WHEN YOU PEEL UP THE FILM.
(1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Not tacky enough for me
I have used a similar film before that was tackier and better for my purposes, this one isn't tacky enough. It may be a great product for others, but not for me. Now I am trying to figure out which one I did use so that I can buy the best one for my needs.
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