Mei Ling Mei Ling
I need to dye 3 cotton unitards, painting them to look like Koi fish. I plan to use the wet-wet watercolor method using a sponge so that the colors will bleed into each other. What paint/dye product should I use to achieve this look? And, what fixative is appropriate for this application? Or Heat
Finally, is there a tutorial or reference on this technique?
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[Deleted User] [Deleted User]
You have a couple of options with the cotton unitard, however, I think your best course will be to use the Dye-Na-Flow paints. Ease of application and heat setting makes this the simplest option. Basic instructions are here [url]http://www.jacquardproducts.com/products/paints/dyenaflow/instructions.php[/url] . Simply use the paint without the resist lines to achieve the watercolor affect you are looking for.
anet
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Mei Ling Mei Ling
anet,
I thank you so much for all your info and feedback! I was really stressing out. You are a life saver!
Follow your bliss,
Mei Ling
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