I decided to recreate my painting Abundance as a textile.
Above – Abundance Painting (Acrylic on Wood)
I usually use silk paint when painting onto silk however with this new textile I have used fabric paint and silk dye. I wanted to create a detailed fabric picture, in the past fabric paints would often go hard. The quality of fabric paint has vastly improved allowing me to create a painting on fabric as well as could be created on canvas.
Below you can see the development of a flower as I build up the fabric painting:
I was surprised and very pleased with the results of using fabric paint and silk dye.
Another example below:
A video detailing this piece can be found here.
Painting and drawing faces is very difficult and it is no different when it comes to painting a face using thread. The techniques I use to create faces in my work has evolved over time, increasing the use of thread as my confidence and skills have grown. The first textile faces I worked on was […]Read More