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Sunflower Bliss Batik Tees + Mixing Purple Dyes Coming Up

Uncategorized Jul 27, 2019

The sunflower shirts my students inspired me to make are finished and looking great. The mysterious thing is that all these batiks started out with the exact same color base, but ended with hugely different results.  This is where your imagination really comes to play with the full immersion dyeing technique.  Of course, they're all made with different fabrics so that's going to play a role in the outcome.  You can see how I'm using different painting concepts regarding the color and direction I wanted each batik design to go.  Anyway, the point is to always experiment with what you can do to defy all perceived limitations of the color wheel using procion dye and beeswax.  Wax temperature, dye saturation, tjanting lines vs paintbrush lines - all these things play a role in the finished look of a full immersion batik.

The finished batiks can be found here for sale: ...

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