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The beginning of silk painting

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Finally got around to playing with my new frame and getting geared up for some silk painting. As you can see by the picture it has several pieces so I can actually make a very large frame if I want to. This piece is for a color chart that I am doing out of Susan Louise Moyer's book Silk Painting: the Artist's guide to Gutta and Wax Resists. An excellent book by the way if you are at all interested in this subject.


And here is after I applied my first gutta ever. It was definitely different from anything I have done before, I was quite shaky and my lines are terribly wobbly. This will definitely need some practice. Next: Painting time!
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Abdelghafour

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  1. Not as wobbly as mine would have been! I shall be following with interest, Diane!

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  2. wonderful! my lines would be a lot shakier, enjoy

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  3. Don't worry, looks good! I guess, once the paint is applied, nobody will expect straight lines anyway.

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  4. Did you make oroom but your frame? Would be very interested in making one just like it.

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    1. I didn't make my frame but I think it wouldn't be that hard to do :)

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