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Dye Painting

£4.50

In this collection of three video workshops Laura will demonstrate easy, but highly effective ways to colour cloth with thickened dyes. Explore three different methods for adding colour pattern and line using simple materials and equipment. Laura will show you how to use thickened dyes for these processes, an ideal choice as they won’t stiffen the fabric at all.

This workshop has three videos.

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In this collection of three video workshops Laura will demonstrate easy, but highly effective ways to colour cloth with thickened dyes. Explore three different methods for adding colour pattern and line using simple materials and equipment. Laura will show you how to use thickened dyes for these processes, an ideal choice as they won’t stiffen the fabric at all.

This workshop has three videos.

Dye Painting – Scraping

In this video learn how to apply thickened dyes to fabric using scraping methods. Find out about which fabrics are suitable to use, how to mix the dyes and how to apply them and fix for fabulous results.

Run time: 18  minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

Dye Painting – Stencils

Now you know the basics of painting with thickened dyes, try extending your process by using stencils. This method will work with your own, or commercial stencils. It’s a great way to add pattern to cloth!

Run time: 18 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

Dye Painting – Line

In the final video in this collection, Laura shows you how to add linear detail to your coloured cloth. Draw with the thickened dye to add an extra element to your fabric surface design process.

Run time: 15 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall