Simple Silk Dyes is a DVD devoted to the new (for us), easy to use Colorhue dyes. Instant set, no muss, no fuss dyes great for those who want to dye silk and many other natural fibers without any of the usual after-processing. This makes it a perfect dye for beginners, impatient people, and class situations where you don't have a lot of time. These dyes give great pastels and moderate colors, but don't expect the intensity of professional dyes. In this DVD, Marlene Glickman takes you step by step though several techniques for applying this dye. This DVD also provides a wealth very useful color mixing advice. Good for the beginner and advanced dyer alike.
Jill Kennedy is the well known silk paint artist and co-auther of "Silk Painting - New Ideas and Textures". She is also a great teacher! Jill's lively presentation and well organized format makes this how-to DVD a joy to watch. She's very clear, concise, and her lovey British accent is a joy to listen to. The techniques she covers are perfect for beginners through intermediate silk painters and include getting set up, water, salt, alcohol, and sugar techniques; she also demystifying things like thickeners, discharge agents, anti-spread, waxes and gutta. Demonstrations include paints and dyes, and how to fix them, including chemical and steam settng options. She says there's much more to learn, but we think there is enough here to keep anyone happily experimenting for a long time!
1 Disc - 145 minutes
Well known silk artist Addie Chernus has brought us another silk painting book journaling her travels through Europe demonstrating her unique Plein Air Style of silk painting using the Serti Technique. Here is an art and travel book with over 270 colored photos of locations, sketches, art in process and finished art. An Information Chapter describing the processes and materials for Plein Air Painting on Silk and Basic Painting on Silk is included.
For over 4 months Addie and Mike camped in: Belgium, England, Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland and Italy. Addie has been painting on silk with dyes for over 19 years. She has Bachelor and Master Degrees in teaching. Addie promotes the skills and joys of Painting on Silk by teaching, writing and organizational work. This book shows Plein Air Painting on Silk in nature to be an emotional, colorful and magical experience. All art in this book has been created by Addie Chernus.
In order to provide you with the best possible customer service we went through the book and made a list of all the products we carry that it recommends for projects. We hope this will save you time and money in extra shipping costs! Addie Silk Art recommends that you purchase:
8.5"x11", Plastic protected, soft cover, spiral bound, color photos, 126 pages.
This is a wonderful educational silk painting DVD containing 13 Chapters. Addie teaches how to paint on silk to create finished art. This DVD is for beginners to advanced students. Addie shows painting on silk with dyes to be a joyous, colorful and magical experience. All art in this DVD has been created by Addie who has a Masters Degree in Education.
Addie Chernus, noted instructor with over 10 years teaching experience offers this lavishly illustrated educational silk painting book containing 10 lessons vital to any aspiring silk painter. Using Dupont (but you could sub any dye that you steam, like Tinfix) silk dyes , Addie artfully demonstrates the many techniques she uses to create her beautiful silk art. Demystifying things like resists, steam setting and color mixing, this conveniently spiral bound book has over 95 gorgeously colored images detailing Addie's creative process from beginning to end. If you have been using paints or fixing dyes with fixative, but have been wanting those amazing richer colors that the pros get, this will help you get to the next level. If you can't get to one of her classes, this book is the next best thing.
In order to provide you with the best possible customer service we went through the book and made a list off all the products we carry that it recommends for projects. We hope this will save you time and money in extra shipping costs! Addie Silk Art recommends that you purchase:
8.5"x11", soft cover, spiral bound, color photos, 66 pages.
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