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On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 8:01 PM, Liz Lockett <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Chronaflex no longer available, I use either dura-lar or frosted acetate
> for carbondust. Trudy and I have experimented with the clay-coated boards
> and some of them work OK with a bit of surface prep.
>
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 8:30 PM, Tangerini, Alice <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>>  Cronaflex was a DuPont coated mylar  (DuPont’s brand of polyester)
>> developed in the 1950’s  and used mainly in engineering drafting.  It went
>> out of production in the 1980’s(?) when digital drafting came in.
>> Scientific illustrators used Cronaflex as it was stable and accepted ink
>> and other media well and had enough translucence for tracing.  I used the
>> UC-4 which was a 4 mil double coated film.  I have a roll that Elaine
>> Hodges left me.
>>
>>
>>
>> There should be something about it in the Archives.
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration-
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Marlene Donnelly
>> *Sent:* Monday, April 27, 2015 7:32 PM
>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>> *Subject:* Re: [SCIART] updating Technique Sheets
>>
>>
>>
>> Color-Aid® may be currently available but it has changed completely-- the
>> last batch I got was no longer suede-like but ultra smooth and glossy,
>> totally unsuitable for carbon dust.  They used to be a very friendly
>> company but did not respond to my inquiries.
>>
>> Marlene
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 5:22 PM, MaryBeth Hinrichs <
>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>>
>>
>> Does anyone have current information on papers mentioned/discussed in the
>> currently available GNSI Technique Sheets packet? Specifically
>>
>> -papers such as Color-Aid® (which is currently available); older papers
>> would include Cronaflex, Video and Media papers, used for Carbon Dust
>>
>> -also Colormatch or Wedgewood papers
>>
>> -permeable silicon paper (cited in Carolyn Gast's article about paper
>> repair)
>>
>>
>>
>> Any info would be appreciated,
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> MaryBeth Hinrichs
>>
>> www.stellariastudio.com
>>
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>> Marlene Hill Donnelly
>> Scientific Illustrator
>> The Field Museum
>> (312) 665-7638
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