Saturday, April 19, 2014

Watching Paint Dry!


I have everything ready to start painting. I am working on my kitchen table.


I put the pieces I painted on the kitchen island to dry overnight.


This is a piece of light weight silk. It has been painted previously and I just added some thermofax printing on top of it.


This is a piece of a heavier silk, a shantung. Most of the fabrics I will be showing you are not finished. I will be adding either more layers of paint or overdyeing them.


For this one I started with a piece of cotton print and used the wrong side. I had preciously layer painted it. After adding the screen print I consider this one finished.


After layer painting this silk shantung I added two screen prints. I don’t consider this one finished.


I will continue to work on this.


Printed on the back side of a cotton print, these were the bottom layer in a layered stack of painted fabric.

It will be interesting to see what happens next as I layer more pattern and color on some of these fabrics I shared.


The Inside Stori said...

Each is as inspiring as the next!

knitnkwilt said...

sounds like a long term project--but nice results.

marshaleith said...

I really like the bluish one with the pale spiral screenprint.

Robbie said...

I can't wait to get home to play again like this!!! Your pieces are great!!!! Even the way unfinished ones!!!