dye painting

Next Workshop: Batik Basics

Posted by on Apr 12, 2011 in Batik, batik process, dye painting, Suzanne Drown | Comments Off on Next Workshop: Batik Basics

For more information go to http://suzannedrown.wordpress.com/workshops/ or http://suzannedrownart.blogspot.com/2011/04/next-workshop-batik-basics.html

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Thank You Art Quilts Maine

Posted by on Oct 11, 2009 in Art Quilts Maine, batik process, dye painting, Suzanne Drown, workshop | Comments Off on Thank You Art Quilts Maine

This past Saturday I had the pleasure to conduct a batik workshop for members of the Art Quilts Maine quilting group in Augusta, Maine. During the two hours we had together, they quickly learned to paint with wax and dyes. The results were...

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Painting with Dye

Posted by on Apr 28, 2009 in batik process, dye painting, new work, silk painting spring, suzanne drown spring | Comments Off on Painting with Dye

Back to work now that spring vacation is done! Spring has arrived so I can work outside!Here are the photos of the next steps of the batik process. I am painting on the dye today. Here is the waxed fabric before I start to paint. I have started to paint with yellow paint that I will mix with some blue to create green. Adding some green paint now to fill in the leaves. Now I am painting the back ground with the bright blue paint. Here is a close up of the finished piece of fabric. After drying for 24 hours I will rinse it out with hot water to remove the soy wax and excess dye. The finished...

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Easter Eggs

Posted by on Mar 31, 2009 in Batik, decorate, dye painting, easter, eggs, suzanne drown trout, watercolor | Comments Off on Easter Eggs

As the sunny days increase and spring begins to take hold I realized that Easter is close! As a child and then as my kiddos grow/grew up, my favorite activity of the season is decorating Easter eggs! This week I came up with a new way of decorating my eggs , on paper in a painting! I am hooked! This is my second and have another started with an idea for another! Hope this inspires you to go out and get your eggs, gather your children, their friends , your friends, your family and decorate some eggs!Happy...

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Doing a Demo!

Posted by on Mar 7, 2009 in artascope, Batik, classes, demonstration, dye, dye painting, Suzanne Drown | Comments Off on Doing a Demo!

Next Saturday I will demo how to batik and paint with dyes. Join me Saturday March 14th from 10am to 1pm at Artascope Studio’s monthly Open House event! Hope to see you...

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March Classes

Posted by on Feb 25, 2009 in art night out, artist series, Batik, classes, dye painting, march, suzanne drown trout, weekend | Comments Off on March Classes

Here are the dates of the classes I am teaching at Artascope Studios in March! I am really excited to be teaching a 3-day weekend workshop, Dye Painting / Batik on March 20,21,22! We will be painting with soy wax and dyes, and focusing on the batik process. Also, I will be starting a Dye Painting 6-week artist series March 19. Both are great opportunities to really immerse yourself in the waxing and dyeing process! The Intro Marbling Fabric on March 31 is a new class; the process is fascinating and fun! For more information about cost and how to sign up go www.artascope.com or call 799-5154....

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