Monday, March 9, 2015

IRO Design Silk Painting Process

This video describes how Peg Russell and her company, Iro Design, create their one-of-a-kind handpainted clothing and accessories in the South End of Boston, MA. See her full range of creations at www.IroDesign.com





Of course, Beth and I wanted to try it. They used silk dyes that had to be set by steam.  We wanted to try similar techniques using MX Dyes on Cotton.  Next posts I will show you my multiple attempts to get it right.

8 comments:

  1. Wow! I love this! Just got a large work table set up in my studio, just the right size for trying something on this scale! Look forward to seeing your posts using this technique...

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  2. I love this too! It looks like she has two layers of silk and then the cotton/canvas layer. Can't wait to see what you do with this.

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  3. Unfortunately, the link to IRO Designs does not work. I would love to have seen more of their work.

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  4. Crystal, I did an internet search on the name and found several links, including images and one with multiple videos. You should be able to see more that way.

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  5. The more I look at it, it reminds me of when I overmarble a marbled piece. But I still want to try it!

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