View Full Version : Where do you buy glassine?
08-27-2003, 12:19 PM
I am not sure I am spelling this right but I looking for info on where to buy (glassine).
The paper you use to cover your pastel paintings with for protection.
I would be Thankful for any help you can give me,
08-27-2003, 12:27 PM
Hi Josie...... well I get mine from Dick Blick
heres the link http://www.dickblick.com/categories/barrierpapers/
... Dakota pastels do a roll of it
08-27-2003, 12:35 PM
Thanks Dark Shades ! !:)
08-27-2003, 02:01 PM
Hi there is also a supplier in uk.
08-27-2003, 02:43 PM
Parchment paper works pretty good in a pinch. My favorite store, WalMart is quite reasonable.:)
08-27-2003, 04:00 PM
Josie, glassine is a good idea but if I'm not going to store my painting under it for years I just use plain old newsprint paper. I tape it down over the surface of the fomecore, on which I've mounted my painting, and then I can store it flat or vertically.
I also tape my painting inside a spiral-bound newsprint pad so that I have a traveling portfolio. I've sold paintings from it often. I just make sure to mount a painting on every other page so that I can pull out the cover sheet when I sell the painting, and it's ready to go.
Hmmmm, none of this is really on topic! Oh well... just let me ramble.
08-27-2003, 04:12 PM
Sounds a good idea Dee....... but, Id be worried that the print/ink would come off onto the pastel
08-27-2003, 04:17 PM
Oh no, not newspaper, newsPRINT, which is like manila colored paper... I wouldn't use anything printed either. Is that another one of those cultural terms? Like I had no idea what cartridge paper was...
08-27-2003, 04:24 PM
Ohhhhhh :o ha ha ha :D
yes lol...... cultural differences hee hee..... my good chat buddy, we have so much fun exchanging same words which have different meanings and things
08-27-2003, 05:27 PM
cheapjoes.com has it by the roll
08-27-2003, 06:27 PM
:) Thank you everyone, You are all so Helpful!
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