Thursday, February 3, 2011

A batik tutorial rip-off

This past month on Design Matters TV (DMTV) Laura Kemshall did a "painting" technique using batik. I am going to copy (do the work myself) her technique but I want everyone to know this is a total rip-off of someone else's idea. I didn't think this up myself.
So now that I have everyone wondering what I will do.....just you'll just have to stay tuned. I will present this as a tutorial even though the approach and idea was not mine.
You're gonna' love this........

5 comments:

  1. Can't wait to see it. And as for the "rip-off", perhaps there are a finite number of techniques, but infinite ways to use them! And isn't that what this is all about - tapping into the unlimited possibilities and creating our own version (vision)?

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  2. Please post soon so those of us who have the weekend off can maybe use your "ripped off" technique!

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  3. There are no original ideas, but we all see things from different perspectives. I look forward to seeing your tutorial! I have been painting the wax on for batik for a few years now, and have also painted dyes over stamped wax areas... it's all fun, and I love the look I get with both methods.

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  4. Can't wait to see it, Beth. And ditto to the other comments about "original" ideas!

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