Thursday, April 7, 2011

How to glue paper to wood

Payankey asks:
What is the best glue to adhere a printed picture to wood? I used several kinds and they all made the paper bubble up. Can you please help me with this situation?

My expert, Judy Leasure, has the following advice for you:There is a colored pencil artist named Janelle Johnson who adheres handmade and collage papers to wood surfaces all the time. She recommends Lineco Neutral PH Adhesive. She sells it on her website and you may be ablet to find it at a fine art supply store. Janelle has an instruction page on her website for how to use the product. Her website is

Also, part of the bubbling problem may have to do with the thickness of the paper. If you are using really thin papers, then it may be nearly impossible to eliminate bubbling. Heavier papers will not do that as much.

Good luck!


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