1704 N. 2nd St. Occupied Lands, Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Blue Bird Wheatpaste Recipe

Blue Bird Flour Wheatpaste Recipe

Bring 5 cups of water to a boil.
Add 15 tablespoons of flour to cold water in a separate container. Stir until you get a thin mixture.

Pour the mixture into the boiling water and stir.

Bring the mixture back to a boil and let it cool.

Mix in 5 tablespoons of sugar after the mixture has thickened.

STEP 6: Paste up your art!
Apply paste on a surface, put art up on the surface, and go over art with more paste.

This tried and tested recipe works great and should last a while on many surfaces. Here are some other helpful tips:

  • You can conceal a wide brush in range of containers that look quite typical. 😉
  • Though we haven’t had the need, some folks recommend carrying a sharp blade to score (cut lots of random lines) your paste-up after its slightly set. Those who recommend this say it makes your art a lot harder to remove.
  • Leave your tips in the comments below!

We have lots of designs here that can be modified for large format printing, certainly we encourage you to make your own and keep street art a threat!
Download the printable recipe here. (jpeg, 430kb, 2-up formatted for 8.5″x11″)

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7/14/20 - We are shutting down our shop for now (hopefully not too long!) as we have shifted our organizing to focus full time on mutual aid through Kinłani Mutual Aid during this pandemic.
We intend on honoring all orders made recently and those that are seriously overdue. We sincerely apologize for our lack of response to some of your inquiries regarding the status of your orders. If you would rather have a refund please email us with the order number and subject "requesting refund." We hand print all shirts and organize orders at Táala Hooghan Infoshop where Kinłani Mutual Aid is now operating out of. We have limited space to manage printing right now (though that may change in the next few weeks).
Again, we sincerely apologize for this issue and will be sending all outstanding orders ASAP.
Ahe' hee',
The Indigenous Action Team