Dear readers of Your Colourful Mind,
Today we send a big thank you to Albert for contributing images of two of his fabric painting projects.
Albert writes in his email (21.01.16) that he felt inspired by Jaypi’s report on the t-shirts (post No 6) which she coloured with fabric spray after having stenciled some pattern with the help of tape.
He says, “It seemed to be a good project to start with. I used the technique to bring some color to an old white shirt. My wife liked the result so much that I colored one of her t-shirts, too.”
What do you think about his work?
I really like Albert’s designs!
Admiring his pepped-up shirt, I asked myself why I hadn’t ever done any fabric painting on male clothes. So far, I have only painted apparel fabrics for myself, my sisters, my mother and some of my girlfriends.
I checked my husband’s wardrobe and took one of his older sport t-shirts to experiment with. And we both like the result 🙂
After this first success, I decided to continue brightening up old white shirts/t-shirts with fabric spray and tape.
Actually, it’s great fun and more creative than expected to decide where and how to stick the tape on the fabric, creating different geometric pattern. And using different colours of fabric spray can produce additional design effects.
Please, don’t hesitate to send images of your own fabric painting projects.
The benefits of sharing our experiences with different fabric painting techniques are
- that we can learn from each other and
- that we get inspired and develop new ideas for our fabric painting projects.
Enjoy the week,
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