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Creative Silk Painting

Creative Silk Painting

by Tuckman, Jan Janas
     
 
Try the sensuous, permanent, framable, even wearable painting surface: silk.

Creative Silk Painting teaches you everything you need to know to apply brilliant color to this wonderfully lustrous fabric and create silk art more quickly and easily than ever before.

You'll learn about:

  • New Instant Set Dyes: these exciting dyes make steam - and

Overview

Try the sensuous, permanent, framable, even wearable painting surface: silk.

Creative Silk Painting teaches you everything you need to know to apply brilliant color to this wonderfully lustrous fabric and create silk art more quickly and easily than ever before.

You'll learn about:

  • New Instant Set Dyes: these exciting dyes make steam - and heat-setting a thing of the past, ten techniques for using the new dyes; information on traditional dyes; and more.
  • Creative Painting Techniques: creating with color; traditional silk stretching - and alternatives to it; and advanced techniques, including immersion dying, batik, silk screening and others.
  • Painting Garments And Creating Other Textile Art: painting fabric by the yard; how to care for your painted creations; quilting and other embellishments that can increase the beauty of your work; and more.
  • And You'll see:
  • Masterful Interpretations of the Painted Kimono: spirals and geometric shapes; imaginative and whimsical approaches; nature subjects and figurative designs; in all, a good look at 23 exquisite examples of this garment.
Take a giant step on the road to silk painting mastery. Let Jan Janas and Diane Tuckman guide you.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891346104
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
09/15/1995
Pages:
129
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.32(h) x 0.70(d)

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