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Use Scratch Foam to Make Fun & Colorful Collage Paper

Last week I posted a short video of me creating a printing plate using Scratch Foam on instagram.  You can see that video HERE.  I got so many comments and questions about it.  I was actually surprised by the level of interest.  It's an old product that has been around for a very long time.  In fact, I did a post about it in 2013.  This is one of the samples I shared where I printed directly into my art journal:

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You can see that post HERE

I also have a lesson in my "Year of Gelatin Printing" class all about how to use Scratch Foam with your gelatin plate to make prints like this:

In case you'd like to learn more about polystyrene -- aka Scratch Foam, I put together a short video:

Here is a peek at my collection of fabulous new collage papers:

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