Re: marbling on fabric
- Hi, thank you for reply,
i have one more question - why colors do not spread evenly on the
base? i was experimenting with thinning/thickening base and colors,
the best result i got is that colors spread enough (3-4") but they
are very grainy especially in the middle. I am using Pebeo Marble
colors and Sodium Alginate for base.
thanks everyone for help
--- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "" <marblehead@i...> wrote:
> If you're looking for large areas of even, solid color, marbling is
not the way to get them. However, you can marble on dyed and/or
painted silk. If you want a single color background, just use dyed
silk. For large spots or shapes of a solid color, paint them first.
Then you can use surfactant, such as Photo-flo, o open up large areas
in your marbled design for the background to show through.
> --- On Thu 01/08, elena_silk < elena_silk@y... > wrote:
> From: elena_silk [mailto: elena_silk@y...]
> To: Marbling@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2004 18:07:31 -0000
> Subject: [Marbling] marbling on fabric
> i am very new to marbling, in fact i even didn't try it yet, but i
> silk paintings, and now i am going to try marbling on silk. Is
> anybody who tried it? Is it possible to achive large areas of solid
> colors and just a few swirls on it? Can drops of colors be very
big - <BR>
> to cover larger area? Thank you for your help.<BR>
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