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HOW to apply paint to the fabric

How to apply paint to the fabric

A simple and effective method of coloring cloth - Batik.

With it, you can not only make their own light silk scarf, but also to revive the old t-shirts, jeans.

You will need

  • For options 1:
  • - the cloth-
  • - Strong nitki-
  • - Paints for painting on tissue-
  • - Brushes schetiny-
  • - Jars for breeding kraski-
  • - latex gloves-
  • - hair dryer
  • For 2 options:
  • - Thin fabric, for example, shelk-
  • - Paints for painting on tissue-
  • - kisti-
  • - Wooden ramka-
  • - Reserve - composition, limiting spreading on the tissue-paint
  • - Tube for the application of the provision or pipetka-
  • - soft pencil-
  • - palette



The most commonly used are 2 variants of batik. To change the white things first prepare the background. Pour into a jar or a glass of water, add back a small amount of paint, mix. Paint the resulting solution the cloth. Leave the item to dry completely.


Then fold arbitrarily colored the cloth. In different places make things tight knots and tie them with string or other strong thread.


Now all the cloth fully wet with water, wring it out well. Brushes apply paint different colors on wet sites. It is best to choose shades of darker color than the background. You can also try to make Colera - mix any paint color.


Once you have finished painting, let things dry completely. To do this, you can use a hairdryer. Then gently remove the knots, the thread that you tied the cloth. These places will NOT, due to what the thing will have a unique pattern. To fix the paint on fabric, iron the thing from the wrong side of the iron.


Try also another way of painting on fabric. Especially this kind of batik is suitable for the creation of silk scarves, shawls. Select the picture you want to portray to the tissue.


Cloth attach the pin to the wooden frame. Make sure that the material is uniformly tensioned.


Place a picture under the cloth and draw it in pencil on the obverse side of things. contour lines should be barely noticeable.


Then, using special tubes or pipettesapply a provision for contour drawing. Contours of the image slowly to vehicle passed through the fiber material and no more streaks. The contour must be closed, otherwise the paint will flow.


Now on the palette or in a jar with water, dilute the paint. Not to paint the whole picture at once, and parts to paint on fabric blended.


Paint the first small parts (petals, stamens of the flower). dry the cloth hairdryer.


Moisten with water the other details of the picture, using a larger brush. Then paint the these areas. Again dry them hairdryer. Then continue with the rest of the image.


Once you have finished applying the paint, let the fabric dry, then remove it from the frame and iron iron on the reverse side.

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