Monday, June 9, 2014
Sun Printing By LuAnn Kessi Part 1
Guest Post By LuAnn Kessi
Time to get out the Setacolors and do Sun Printing
I am using 100% cotton fabric
Diluted Setacolor Paints 1 part paint 4 parts water
I cover the fabric with paint then place a resist on top:
This is a piece of rug gripper...
After it dries in the sun, I remove the gripper pad
and the design is revealed on the fabric
Botanicals are always a favorite resist:
Fern grow everywhere here in Western Oregon
I love the first peek!
The salt sprinkled on the fabric also creates
This piece is covered with scrunched up plastic wrap…
Again…..love that first peek!
The plastic wrap creates incredible texture.
This piece is covered with a curtain…
Another grid pattern.
Queen Anne's Lace…
This grows wild along the road side.
Don't waste the sunshine!
Get out your paints and get to work!