So what do Boots have to do with with the letter K? Well, in
my Swedish mother tongue boot is called kanga (just imagine
two little dots above the first 'a' in kanga).
In addition to that: My favourite boots, shoes, sandals are made
by Keens. AND in addition to THAT: Keens have awesome sole patterns!
|Colour Vie pigments are water based, so any boots/tools are|
easily cleaned with water.
I use Colour Vie pigments (www.colourvie.com) to print with.
If you are using other pigments, just make sure that they are water based,
so that you can easily clean off your boots with water after printing.
I made a stamp pad from a piece of foam rubber.
A foam brush is also good for applying the pigment to the boots.
In all these pieces I decided to start printing with an opaque white,
and then to layer other colours on top.
|First I printed white boot prints, then over-painted with blue pigment.|
The opaque white pigment will not absorb the blue colour as much as
the white cotton, so will appear lighter. Lastly I overprinted
with a metallic copper pigment.
|Opaque white pigment on green cotton.|
|First I printed opaque white on white cotton. Then I over-painted with|
yellow, red and blue. After this was dry I printed with metallic copper
|Opaque white print on white cotton, over-painted with red, |
then over-printed with metallic gold pigment.
|Opaque white pigment on yellow cotton, over-painted with|
|Opaque white pigment on white cotton, over-printed with grey and black|
|Opaque white pigment on yellow cotton, over-printed with grey and|
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I wish you a very Happy, Healthy and Creative 2014!