TAGS: fabric paint + surface design

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  • Re: Fabric paint comparison

    [quote user="mtnjohn"] In my reading about fabric painting there appears to be 2 brands most often mentioned - Jacquard and Setacolor. From what I gather both are thinned with water; and, applicators (brushes, etc) can be cleaned with water. Setacolor is mentioned in relation to sun painting...
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by Approachable Art on 6 Sep 2010
  • Re: Challenge: Found Object Stamping/Printing (Jan/Feb 2010)

    Ok....Here is my entry!! I tried several things, but I really wanted to do shoe prints! So I took my youngest daughters first pair of tennis shoes (Istill haven't gotten around to bronzing them! and she's almost 6). I applied black paint to the bottoms and "walked" across the fabric...
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by caren12 on 1 Feb 2010
  • What is your favorite surface technique?

    What is the surface design technique that you find yourself using over and over again, the one that you are most comfortable with? Almost all of my pieces start with hand painted fabric done using Pebeo Setacolor transparent paints. I use the heliograhic tendencies in the paint to create patterns (occasionally...
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by Kathleen M Tenpas on 6 Nov 2009
  • Funky Foam for Printing

    Has anyone tried this? I know I didn't invent it. Funky Foam is the stuff you buy at Walmart for 4.99 for a large package of 50 or so sheets and cut into shapes. It has sticky stuff on the back and what I did was put it onto a foam plate and brayer acrylic paint over it to print on muslin. You can...
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by roselegge on 9 Sep 2009
  • painting on fabric

    I have a question. I am fairly new at art quilting and totally unexperienced with paint. What is the best way to use a shell as a "stamp"? I live close to the Gulf and have a collection of sea shells and drift wood native to the area, (and others bought). What I want to do is an all over surface...
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by caren12 on 18 Jun 2009
  • Will Paint stick to high performance fabrics

    I've been shopping for a short sleeve shirt that is made out of wicking fabric and has UV protection. All the shirts I find are solid colors. I've been wondering if I can make them more attractive with fabric paint (stamping designs, mark making, etc.) or use Shiva sticks on them. Do any of you...
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by reginabdunn on 24 May 2009