[Scriptoris] Scroll salvage help sought
Carletta da Nicolosi
carletta_nicolosi at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 7 06:46:26 PDT 2010
The ink should dry on the gouache, but were you using paper or pergamenta? Is there ink residue left on the surface where the words were written?
--- On Mon, 9/6/10, David Brown <lddevin03 at yahoo.com> wrote:
From: David Brown <lddevin03 at yahoo.com>
Subject: [Scriptoris] Scroll salvage help sought
To: scriptoris at lists.ansteorra.org
Date: Monday, September 6, 2010, 5:59 PM
I have created an original scroll and water has been spilled on it. I think I
heard a collective gasp...
Now the thing is that none on the paint was damaged, just the calligraphy. I
thought that the ink I was using was water proof but I guess not. I must go and
seek out waterproof ink for the next one.
Anyway. Is there a way to salvage the scroll? I let it dry then used a wet brush
to re-hydrate it and a cleah paper towel to suck up the ink. That worked well
but I need to try and cover up the spot. I am using gouache to paint over it but
I am afraid that even if it is covered up that ink will not totally dry on the
Any help would be great.
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