Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Tuesday project

Today is the last Tuesday I'll have off for 6 weeks while I cover a co-workers maternity leave. So, I wanted to do something I've put off for a long time...paint some fabric. I've been inspired by the aforementioned book "Art Quilts A Celebration" and all the beautiful hand dyed and hand painted fabrics that went into their pieces. OF course what I had in mind and what resulted are not exactly the same, but I'm happy. I think the real test will be to see what I can do with them. Maybe add some more layers of color or stamping..I have to learn to be less impatient. These were done with paint in spray bottles. It was interesting how the front side and the backside came out so differently.

backside of fabric

And this is the other side:

It's like all the blue/purple soaked through and saturated the other side. I have a LOT to learn.


Joanne S said...

What kind of paint? I've only painted fabric with dye. In fact tomorrow I'll be posting a dye painted piece from 1999 that I finally did something with.

Scrapmaker said...

Very pretty and a great start. You will LOVE fabric painting, it is addictive. Jen

Sonji Hunt said...

Pretty, pretty.

Hannah said...

Love it. I can't wait to hear more about how you did it on Saturday. I also love the chair you painted. Hannah