Stabb, Jo Ann C.
April 1993
Surface Design Journal;Spring93, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p14
Trade Publication
The article discusses the textile tradition through the textile art. The direct application of dye with a brush shows clear differences in the quality of lines and shapes, edges and transitions achieved by applying dye on cloth versus pigment on primed canvas. It explores the nature of the thirsty cloth, which is the most effectively exploited and most clearly evident in the direct brush application of dye on silk for wearables. Moreover, it mentions several artists involved with the process which includes Linda Raffel, who chooses silk tussah in her work, another is Kay Fujita who also works with direct application of dye with a brush.


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