Earlier this summer, Carolina reviewed the new Mod Melts line from Plaid. Almost immediately, we got a comment asking what was the difference between Mod Melts and traditional hot glue sticks.
I took it upon myself to do an extra round of testing- and I’m sharing my results with you today!
Both are extruded from a traditional Hot Glue Gun.
Both exhibit “stringing” as the glue cools. Both are easily trimmed with scissors.
Both react virtually the same way to paint- from top: watercolor, acrylic paint dauber, mist sprays heavy body acrylic paint, acrylics thinned with water.
Before I give you my big difference….well, watch the video! (It’s only 3 minutes long, so take a peek.)
So there it is…practically identical in every way except for the opaque white color.
Now we know!
Any questions, comments? I’d love to hear from you!
UPDATE 6/14: They now have many more colors and versions of Mod Melts. Please read our review of Mod Melts: Neons and Metallics here.
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