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I tried Aquabord at one point and didn't like the look of watercolors on it
because it loses transparency but I remember thinking it would be nice for
gouache.

On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 4:07 AM, Mirka Hokkanen <
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> Ha ha, fancy seeing you here on this list serve too. Ive been lurking in
> the shadows a while and don't read all the posts, but saw your name so
> opened the thread. ;)
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> Mirka
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> *From:* Kirsten Carlson <[log in to unmask]>
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> *Sent:* Sunday, July 16, 2017 3:04 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [SCIART] Fixative for watercolors ???
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> Aloha Linda, and SciArties!
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> I’d like to suggest using Aquabord instead of watercolor paper.  I used it
> for a watercolor/gouache piece and really liked the surface and used one of
> their cradle-profile ‘canvas-boards’ so I didn’t need to frame it or use
> glass. The surface does behave a bit differently than paper but not in a
> bad way.
>
> They also include recommendations on sealing watercolors (that could also
> apply to watercolor paper), so here is their webpage that includes info on
> both Aquabord and on fixing the surface…http://ampersandart.
> com/aquabord.php
>
> Kirsten : )
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> *From: *SciArt-L Discussion List-for Natural Science Illustration- <
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> *Date: *Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 7:30 AM
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> *Subject: *[SCIART] Fixative for watercolors ???
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> HI All:
> Does anyone have a recommended product for "fixing" or coating watercolor
> on paper, so it does *not need glass*? (sounds weird doesn't it)
>
> Thank you,
> Linda
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