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Wheatpasting 'n Posters

Discussion in 'Tools and tips' started by DNA, Nov 19, 2004.

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  1. Rogue

    Rogue Guest

    Actually the wheatpaste in a kiwi sounds like a really good idea. I'll have to ry this out, I'll post up results.
     
  2. [Neighborhood Watch] SKOR

    [Neighborhood Watch] SKOR Senior Member

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    it wasnt for no reason, people were talking about that sort of thing earlier so i put my 2 cents in. but on the weatpaste in the kiwi bottle. that sounds like a really good idea, it would just take forever to cover a good amount of surface if u have a big poster
     
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  3. Writenamehere

    Writenamehere Member

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    For BIG posters of course brush would be better, but if you have something size of A4 then it would probably be good.
     
  4. Code_sucht

    Code_sucht Banned

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    Cranked out twelve small pandas, going to put them up on my trip.

    Flicks coming soon!



    Glass, thanks for repeating me.
     
  5. glass

    glass Senior Member

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    haha whoops sorry code i didn't see that post
     
  6. [Neighborhood Watch] SKOR

    [Neighborhood Watch] SKOR Senior Member

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    does anyone trust bringing a file to kinkos to get blown up?
     
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  8. fnt

    fnt Senior Member

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    not really I don't think, it's not strong enough, you can take the rusto fats that come on them off. stickers would be much better, plus since you can get halfsheet size totally blank stickers from dhl for free it makes no sense. I got some 3m 90 I haven' really used it much yet, but it seems pretty good, my friend has a ton of super 77, so I have to try that too.

    the trouble with kiwi's is you can only use them on smooth-ish surfaces, I was thinking of trying a spray bottle and agricultural sprayer, but it might be too thick. also you can put it in a water bottle with the pop-up lids, like on dish soap, put it on, then just even it out witha brush.
     
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  10. toon_dragon

    toon_dragon Senior Member

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    thats fucking awesome...keep it up.^^
     
  11. RaZoR123

    RaZoR123 Senior Member

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    Just so you know...Super 90 IS the strongest....and just so you know, my old username is down....it wont let me login even though i got my password changed...oh well!
     
  12. tombs1

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    what kind of paper do u use!yeam im thinking of starting wheatpasting!
     
  13. fnt

    fnt Senior Member

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    newsprint, some people use butcher paper, just use thin paper

    I know 90 is the strongest, but I'm not sure how well it bonds paper
     
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  15. KLYPSE6193

    KLYPSE6193 Banned

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    Ive Never Actually Did A Wheat Paste Nut Will Eentually Try It Out
     
  16. paint fumes have rotted my brain

    paint fumes have rotted my brain Senior Member

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    if i use water based acrylic for a poster, will the water based wheatpaste mess it up?

    never really used acrylics before :(
     
  17. mas$

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    it was initially a sticker, but the paper like falls off walls:p
    so im gna leave the backing on and spray adhesive glue(yay technology - cant be assed to miz paste - ill make a mess) to put it up..its jus under 70cms both ways..excludin the speech bubble, and cus it was on sticky paper its in 6 A4 size pieces:p shud be a lil mission to put up but itll prob be the bigest paste/sticker in this city..maybe even country..ROCK ON:p
    crits please [Broken External Image]:http://img408.imageshack.us/img408/5931/pic058ey8.jpg
     
  18. fnt

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    biggest in the country, I doubt that, have you ever seen the massive obey posters? 70 cm insn't that big, also it isn't pasted down, and I see light switches in the pictures, keep drawing for a while, before you start putting things up, or at least keep it small
     
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  19. mas$

    mas$ Elite Member

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    nah dude u dont know dubai man..its like me and a friend of mine that are the only sticker artists here:p:p
    yea its goin up this weekend ill get ya some flicks, when its pasted it should be straight, no bumps
     
  20. repsSDN

    repsSDN Senior Member

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    I made some wheatpaste a few hours ago, and i put in it a water bottle and now it has gone all clumped together, it's still sticky but it isn't very liquidy if you know what i mean. Does anyone know why this has happened??
    This is my first time making paste so im not to sure.