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Silk Painting Techniques with Special Effects Brushes

Every now and then I like to post photos of the various tools and pieces of equipment I have on my Facebook PageĀ  for Silkandart. Just recently I posted a photo of a 5 pronged brush I had bought a while back and most people recognised it but not many had used it. Someone asked me to share some ideas of how to use it and so today I took the challenge. One thing I wanted to mention first is … Continue reading

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What’s Better – Silk Paint or Silk Dye?

The bottom line here is that there is no right or wrong answer. It’s important for you to know the difference between the two and then be able to make your own decision on which to use. I’m sure you’ve heard that only the professionals use the silk dyes and the beginners use the paints. Well, that’s no really true. There are many so-called professionals who heat-fix their paints on silk, just as there are many starting out who prefer … Continue reading

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