For the purposes of this week, all types of paint and paint stuff are in the mix.....acrylics, paint sticks, SetAColor, metallics, screen printing ink, etc. I'm so excited to see what you guys come up with to use paint for in creating texture. Using paint will usually be for perceived texture, although, I've seen it applied so that you can actually feel the texture of it...like when mixed with sand! I've even used a spray paint (not originally meant for fabric...but when does that stop us?) that has the feel of sand. Even now on one of my projects, I'm using acrylic interior house paint.
So, let's get started because there seems to be a bottomless well for creativity on this topic!
Just to get the ball rolling, here is a piece I did using that spray sand paint. I sprayed my hand dyed fabric with the sand paint, then stitched it easily. This fabric I used for the "sand" background. It is actually rough to the touch. So....it IS possible to sew through this stuff. This piece is inspired by the story of David and Goliath. The title is: