Silk Painting Projects - Day 1 and 2

I run 2 one-day courses which together cover the basic techniques you need to create your own silk-painting.

DAY 1 PROJECTS - cushion, hanging, cards

DAY 1 – The Basics

  • Your design
  • Framing the silk
  • Applying the outliner
  • Painting with silk dyes
  • Basic use of colour
  • Painting the background
  • Basic use of shading
  • Special Effects (Part 1)
DAY 2 PROJECTS - scarf, detailed silk painting, mounted picture, suncatcher

DAY 2 – Basics continued

* Further techniques for shading

* Painting a background with more than one colour

* Fixing mistakes

* Detailed outlining

* Special Effects (Part 2):-

 

  • Watermark patterning – using water and alcohol 
  • Washing out with alcohol
  • Colour transition using more than one colour
  • Salt effects

Latest comments

14.04 | 08:43

Thank you Anna for running your Glass Painting course for me - I know you've got alot going on at the moment. The different painting techniques were so useful.

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13.03 | 18:15

This was the third workshop with Anna and as enjoyable as all the others. Learnt something too and came away with a finished item. Highy recommended.

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12.03 | 10:34

A fabulous day painting silk, with a beautiful end result to take home and show off, exelent tutoring in a relaxed and friendly environmnt.

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26.02 | 11:49

Wonderful introduction; Anna was organised and had planned the day thoughtfully so that we made a lovely mosaic piece to bring home. A new hobby. Thank you.

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