Color by Design, 2nd Edition
Color By Design, Second Edition
Paint and Print With Dye
By Ann Johnston
It’s Fast, Simple, and Exciting... Color by Design: Paint and Print with Dye shows you how to dye cottons and silks in an incredible range of colors and patterns—without changing the feel of your fabric. Using every tool imaginable—from brushes, sponges, stamps, and blocks to rollers, sprays, silk screens, and more—you will discover an endless array of techniques.
Right away you will be able to create your own distinctive marks and colors, and with practice, you will create intricate designs with confidence and spontaneity. The updated Second Edition includes two all new chapters about mixing and dyeing blacks and about preparing and using corn and potato dextrin, the most versatile water-soluble resists.
Color by Design offers:
- 48 exercises with crystal-clear directions, step by step
- Recipes that can be prepared ahead and instructions to store them
- More than 150 color photos of sensational fabrics, with how-to-captions
- Information, tips, and options for more experienced dyers
Paperback, 166 pages, color
6 x 0.4 x 9 inches