Monday, February 13, 2017

Mystery revealed

You all came with very interesting suggestions, but nobody had it correct. Unfortunately I did not take pictures during the creation of this fabric. I had planned to do something similar this weekend, but I have the flu and my body said no. This is how I did it:

- I started with a parfait fabric.
- Next step was a leaves linocut and thiox discharge. When you use thiox, do this in a well ventilated area, as the fumes are toxid!
- Third step was to apply a thin layer of paint on a copper tjap using a foam roller and stamp leaves all over. The tjaps show lots of tiny details which most stamps do not show.

As there was no correct guess, I picked Bethany as the winner for this week. Please send  your snail mail address to: wil@wilopiooguta.com

2 comments:

  1. Wow Wil... I so guessed wrong... love the parfait work and the tjap roller - you must use that often. Have always loved your work for SAQA. Thanks so much for sharing.
    Bethany

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  2. Never would have guess all of that, very cool. Feel better soon!

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