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« on: November 16, 2005 11:36:00 AM »

Hello all - I am probably going to paint the windows at my office this Christmas - I would think I need to use acrylic paint - any pointers? Has anyone done this before?

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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2005 11:41:37 AM »

when i was a kid we used tempera paint on the windows and sponge brushes.  the color is nice and vibrant and best of all, cheap.  no need to waste acrylics on your windows.
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2005 02:22:17 PM »

Ooh, v. smart, thank you!
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« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2005 02:30:14 PM »

Yeah, use tempra paints, not acylics (unless you want to be scrapping for hours after the holidays). Our local library lets the kids paint the windows once a month, they use tempra paints and then it just washes of with window cleaner.
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« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2005 07:32:05 PM »

Tempra paints works best, instead of water, use water with a few drops of dish soap, paint away, and when dry it washes like magic.
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« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2005 08:38:53 PM »

I suggest adding some soap to your tempera paints. It makes cleaning SO much easier.
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« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2005 03:23:45 PM »

Tempra paints works best, instead of water, use water with a few drops of dish soap, paint away, and when dry it washes like magic.

big 2nd!!!
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