The properties of hair spray as a fixative for pastel and charcoal on paper

Many artists who create drawings with friable or powdery media, such as chalk, pastel and charcoal, choose to use hairspray as an inexpensive alternative to commercially available art fixatives. The physical properties and ageing characteristics of hair sprays, which have been applied to art on pape...

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Main Author: Walton, Ainsley
Corporate Author: Queen's University. Department of art
Published: Kingston, Canada : Queen's University 2004

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Call Number: Kingston report 304