How to Begin to Paint on Silk
There are many silk painting techniques: gutta, batik, shibori, watercolour, engraving, monotype, screen printing, etc. Each technique has its own particularities and allows us to obtain different results on the silk. There are also many different types of silk: pongee, gauze, crepe, georgette, velvet, satin, etc. The final result will be different on each fabric.
A Unique Nuno Felt Fabric for a Dreamy Wedding Dress
During the past few months I have been collaborating with Sole Alonso, a brand that designs and creates made-to-measure wedding dresses, bridesmaid’s dresses and party dresses. I think Sole Alonso is a wonderful designer. When I see one of her wedding dresses I feel that it has something very special, that it is unique, perfect for the bride she has designed it for.
How to Distinguish Natural Silk from Synthetic Silk
When thinking about buying a silk scarf or garment, many people wonder: ¿How can we tell a high quality natural silk from one that is not?
How to Paint a Silk Scarf with Batik
Today, we are going to talk about how to paint a silk scarf with batik. This is one of my favourite techniques to paint on silk. This may be because when I started to paint on fabric I first learnt to do batik, or because it allows me to create transparencies and effects such as ‘crackelure’ that I would not be able to achieve with other techniques.
Learn to Paint on Silk and to Make Nuno Felt
Would you like to learn to paint on silk or to make nuno felt?