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How to apply paint to fabric


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A simple and effective way of coloring the fabric is batik.

With it, you can not only make a light silk scarf yourself, but also revive old T-shirts, jeans.

You will need

  • For option 1:
  • - the cloth-
  • - strong thread-
  • - paints for painting on fabric-
  • - Brushes from bristles-
  • - jars for breeding paint-
  • - latex gloves-
  • - hair dryer
  • For 2 options:
  • - a thin fabric, for example, silk-
  • - paints for painting on fabric-
  • - Brush-
  • - wooden frame-
  • - reserve - the composition limiting the spreading of paint on the fabric-
  • - a tube for depositing a reserve or pipette-
  • - soft pencil-
  • - palette



Most often used 2 variants of batik. To change white things, first prepare the background. Pour in a jar or a glass of water, add a small amount of paint there, mix. Color the resulting solution the cloth. Leave the thing until it dries completely.


Then add up the colored the cloth. In different places, make tight knots and tie them with twine or other strong threads.


Now all the cloth Completely water with water, squeeze well. Brushes paint other colors on wet knots. It is best to choose shades of darker colors than the background. Also, you can try to compose colors - mix any colors of colors.


After you have finished painting, let things dry completely. You can use a hairdryer for this. Then gently remove the knots, the threads that you tied up the cloth. These places will remain unpainted, due to what the thing will have a unique pattern. To fix the paint on the fabric, iron the thing from the wrong side with an iron.


Try also another method of painting the fabric. Especially this kind of batik is suitable for creating silk scarves, scarves. Choose a picture that you want to depict on the fabric.


Cloth attach the cloth to the wooden frame. Ensure that the material is evenly stretched.


Attach the picture below the cloth And circle it with the pencil on the front side of the thing. The contour lines must be barely visible.


Then, using a pipette or a special tubePut a reserve on the outline of the picture. Circle the image slowly so that the medium has passed through the fibers of the material and there are no streaks left. The contour must necessarily be closed, otherwise the paint will flow.


Now, on a palette or in a jar, dilute the paint with water. Do not paint the whole picture at once, but in parts, so that the paint on the fabric does not mix.


Paint the small details first (petals, flower stamens). Dry the cloth Hairdryer.


Moisten the water with other details of the pattern, using a larger brush. After that, paint these areas. Dry them with a hairdryer again. Then continue with the remaining parts of the image.


After you finish applying the paint, allow the fabric to dry, then remove it from the frame and iron it with the wrong side.

How to apply paint to fabric Was last modified: June 21st, 2017 By Siydaezx
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