May 20, 2024


I Fall For Art

Fabric Painting – Dazzling Into Fabric Painting

Fabric painting adds utility in every artsy undertaking. It is equipped with fabulous ideas, and some assorted paints, one can easily turn fallowed and idle clothing into usable apparel. This kind does not discriminate against un-artists.

Anybody can be a fabric painter because however you do it, it can be identified as your own. Colors may differ from the textile used as a canvas. Choose a color that compliments with the shirt color.

Alternatively, you may want to experiment with colors to depict a contrasting theme. Usually, cotton or polyester cloths are ideal. Since fabric painting is more personalized, you are at liberty to accentuate the fabric with rhinestones, beads or sequins. Unlike other panting, fabric painting involve distinctive material such as the Shiva because the oil content in these paints have less acid and tart, hence dries fast.

A known progression in fabric painting is the combing technique. This will help beginners create patterns and designs. To do it, apply small sections of paint onto the fabric, then immediately eliminate the paint and let it dry and get spirals and swirls. To prevent muddle, begin painting from top to the bottom.

For a natural look, get some leaves and place it on the foil, vein side up. Paint the leaf and place it on the textile framework. Press the leaf on the fabric, lift it for an awe-inspiring work of art.

Kids not exempt from being fabric painters because simple materials such as watercolors can be used. It gives a faint and fine result ideal for natural design such as floral and innate objects.

The thickness and volume of the color depend on the quantity of water added with the watercolor. It is advisable to use equal amounts of paint and water. To take away the mistakes in your painting, use acetone, rubbing alcohol, or wet cloth.

However, before doing it, test dry first on another cloth of the same kind because it might peel off the cloth.

The famous batik is a form of painting fabric. To do this is just easy as one, two, and three. Combine at least three colors and you must have a stencil. Cut the stencil, peel, and arrange it on the surface of the fabric.

Apply pressure on the stencil to prevent the paint from percolating in different areas. Remove the stencil and let it dry. For an effective outcome in this painting use the silk painting technique.

This is done by sketching out a design in a fabric while toning the spaces with any color.  In the sun painting technique, humidify the fabric first, and dilute the paint into water. Apply the paint onto the fabric and let it dry either through sunlight or a heat lamp.

In order to achieve some spotty designs on the wok of art, add salt on the dampened fabric, preferably the larger grains of salt.

If it is dried up, it will leave spots because the moist fabric sucks up the salt, while sprinkling alcohol on the paint gives a darker upon the painting. This painting yields awe- inspiring result out of simple things.