What can use to seal sharpie markers?

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What can use to seal sharpie markers?

Post by david bailey » Sun Jun 01, 2014 12:27 am

I used some sharpies on a project and i was wonderin what to seal them with that wont make it bleed and go funky. Would future work? If not what can i use. thanks.
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Post by Kylwell » Tue Jun 03, 2014 1:25 pm

Future might work. Anything with a solvent will make the Sharpie ink re-activate.
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Post by USSARCADIA » Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:50 pm

I've used Krylon Crystal Clear to seal Sharpie with no running.
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Post by Ramsayman » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:03 am

:shock: No! Future does NOT work! Found out the hard way....

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Post by WarpeD » Wed Jun 04, 2014 10:11 am

Isopropyl alcohol removes sharpie ink. Use generously. Lather, rinse, repeat. If marked on a flat painted surface, yer scrod.
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Post by TER-OR » Sun Jun 08, 2014 7:37 pm

Future can work, but if it builds up it will attack the sharpie. I have had no problems with Micron pens, though. But be careful and apply light coats. Polyscale flat works well, bit it's matte.
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Post by david bailey » Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:27 pm

I have found thrugh trial and error that what works is KRYLON FIXATIVE SPRAY form Wal Mart. You have to spray light coats and top off with future.This stuff the artists use to seal different types of artwork.It costs $ 7.99 a can and will do several projects.Thanks.
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