Silk Painting – Getting the Creative Urge Again

It’s been a very long time since I did some silk painting. In fact, too long.  Just far too long. Life just sometimes comes and leads you in a completely different direction. And then you get that urge again…

I was just looking through my thousands of photos of my silk painting adventures. This picture below shows my old dye cupboard in our Victorian town house from many moons ago.

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The photo below this is one that some of you may remember. It looks a bit like a Union Jack and was when I was playing with steaming on a grid over one of my large pots. I loved how it turned out.

Union Jack Fiona Stolze silk painting

Despite the fact that I haven’t done any advertising or posting, I keep getting the occasional request for commissions, which I have simply been unable to carry out while studying. However, now I have some space and time. I’ve been having a think about how I could improvise and get started again without all of my equipment, which is currently a long way away on the other side of the planet.

I will start with what I have and then just build on that. Just get creative and improvise. So, regardless of whether or not I have my faithful old steamer with me and all my favourite dyes and brushes, I will start to make enquiries and dip my toes in.

Watch this space as I do some research and work out where to go from here.

 

 

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