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« on: August 15, 2007 11:28:21 AM »

this is kind of new for this bord. and it saddens me. I went to a YMCA camp in the rockies and they had silk painting there. i took the class. it was my first ever time. it was awesome. i highly recomend it if you get the chance.
my lines are sloppy but the colors are cool:
(Oh, and I  free-handed it)


(i uses dye-na-flow dye...in case you're wondering...)

Thanks for looking,
ERIN
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« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2007 11:44:23 AM »

I LOVE silk painting! I have several pieces I did in college that I could post and share with you if you like

I never did figure out how to frame or hang them to show them off though

So if anyone has any tips, please share!
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« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2007 01:55:09 PM »

very pretty!
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Vildhavre
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2007 01:03:37 AM »

It is gorgeous! Did you use gutta (I hope it's called that..) where the white lines are?

Silk painting is really fun! I've got a huge piece (which doesn't resemble anything because I can't paint..) lying around waiting for me to steam it so the colour stays.. It's been waiting for about three years now.. Any ideas on how to steam a piece that is 1,5x3m?
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peace2_u_nme
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2007 05:00:29 AM »

You just use a regular Iron, on the steam setting. You have to put something between the iron and the silk. Like a thin dishcloth or whatever.
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Vildhavre
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2007 05:29:53 AM »

Oh, and I never thought of that.. Thanks! Smiley
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Mama K
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2007 01:28:04 PM »

so pretty! I've been wanting to try this.  Maybe I'll order a kit from Dharma next time.
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« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2007 03:09:09 PM »

You should be proud of your design. I love the birds. The colors and images remind me of my mom (before she went crazy, lol) because she loves birds and her favorite color was turquoise.
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