Category Archives: Techniques

Solar dyeing

Where is this year going? I have been so busy with my editing work that I haven’t had as much time as I would like for getting on in the studio. One thing I keep reading about on the net … Continue reading

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An experiment with flour paste

This experiment is about a very simple concept. If you cover a surface with something impenetrable, like a stencil, and paint over the top, the paint doesn’t get to the whole surface, causing a pattern to form. In this case, … Continue reading

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Experiments with cyanotype

The idea of cyanotype is very simple. First soak the fabric in light sensitive chemicals, then dry it in a dark place. If you arrange shapes on the resulting fabric and expose it to daylight, the chemicals react and darken … Continue reading

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