Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Thu, 12 Aug 1999 13:54:33 -0700


>For one thing, acrylic is ingestive. You have to drink a quart or more of
>acrylic paint to poison yourself.

I do realize that acrylic is the least poisonous paint available, that's
the reason I use it. But being the lesser evil does not mean it is good.

>I haven't heard of any long term affects
>caused by ingesting plastic based paint through normal daily wear, but I'll
>keep my ears open. The warning labels say do not ingest, but many painters
>reshape their brushes (which you have to do a lot when using acrylics) with
>their mouths.

Jeeesh, I hope they don't develop cancer.

>My bother swears by saliva as the best way to wet his brushes
>during use.

You learn something new everyday...

>I don't see the problem.
>
>BTW, the nail polish I use isn't going on my nails, its going on my lead-free
>white metal miniatures. Or one of my primed resin models.
>
>SJ

No one's made any accusation yet. ;)

Eddie

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