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How do you use Citra Solv in art?


  1. Spray your pages with Citrasolv in the spray bottle all over the pages of the magazine while they’re still intact.
  2. Close up your magazine and let it steep for about 15-20 minutes before you peek.
  3. Check on it every few minutes until the ink looks runny and cool.

What is Citra Solv made of?

Citra Solv is made from limonene, the clear liquid from the peel of the orange. It leaves behind a fresh citrus scent.

Is there any use for old National Geographic magazines?

What can I do with my old National Geographic magazines? You might check with nearby nursing and retirement homes, prisons, hospitals, or schools to see if they would welcome your donation.

What is Citrasolv paper?

Citra Solv can be used to alter the pages of National Geographic Magazines – creating unique, textured and inspiring papers that can be used in a variety of mixed media projects. The altered pages lend themselves to be painted on, painted into, collaged, scanned for computer graphic backgrounds – and more.

What magazines work with Citra Solv?

Making Art Papers with Citra Solv and National Geographic Magazines

  • National Geographic magazines – I prefer issues from after the year 2000.
  • Citra Solv concentrated cleaner – must be the concentrate!
  • Spray bottle, although you can simply hold a finger over the opening and “shake” the Citra Solv onto the page.

Is Goo Gone the same as Citrasolv?

Anyway, back in about 1995 while visiting the USA, I bought some stuff called Goo Gone. Like Citrasolv it is a citrus based cleaner, albeit made with petroleum distillates, which Citrasolv doesn’t have.

What is Citrus Solv?

Citrus Solv is a natural citrus cleaning and fragrance additive. It contains no chlorinated solvents, no alkalies, and is 100% free from caustics and acids. Citrus Solv is water miscible.

Are old National Geographics worth money?

Hyman is often asked whether old National Geographic magazines have any value. His short answer is, “The early issues certainly do.” National Geographic dealers will pay at least $200 for issues published before 1905. But after that, the value drops dramatically.

Is Citrasolv toxic?

Citra-Solv Cleaner & Degreaser That the oils are derived from citrus implies safety, but sprayed into the air, they can react with trace levels of ozone air pollution to form ultra-fine particles that penetrate deep into the lungs and formaldehyde, which the U.S. government classifies as a known human carcinogen.

What is D-limonene used for?

Being a solvent of cholesterol, d-limonene has been used clinically to dissolve cholesterol-containing gallstones. Because of its gastric acid neutralizing effect and its support of normal peristalsis, it has also been used for relief of heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux (GERD).