Only certain paints will work well in marbling - they have to be able to float on the surface of the "size". Some do, some don't, even within each brand suggested below. The thicker paints are thinned with water, Versatex Dispersant, or Oxgall to help them float better. All of the paints below have been used with success by some experienced marblers. Again, some colors will float better than others. Dispersant is your friend. continued...
Pros: Versatile, thin flowable paint for silk painting and many other uses on most fabrics, even untreated leather. Easy to use, non-toxic, very economical, comes in various sizes, great for teachers Cons: We couldn't think of any!
Bright colors! Easy to use, water-based, non-toxic thin paint that can be an alternative for dye, heliographic (can be used full strength for sun painting) Cons:
Not available in larger sizes (250ml max)