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Silk Painting at the Fashion and Textile Museum

Published on 04th January 2024

An introduction to the techniques of painting on silk and a master class in how to apply colour and create stunning designs. This one-day workshop at the Fashion and Textile Museum provides a structured introduction to the techniques of painting on silk and a master class in how to apply colour and create stunning designs. Following an introduction to the materials, artist Hilary Simon will demonstrate different ways to create a variety of effects on silk using salt, layering, alcohol and methods of applying the dyes and gutta gum. The dyes are French Dupont which mix beautifully and run like vibrant watercolours. Find out more