Skydyes: A Visual Guide To Fabric Painting

Skydyes: A Visual Guide To Fabric Painting

  • Publish Date: 1999-09-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Mickey Lawler
C&T Publishing
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Perfect for beginning fabric painters and those who have dabbled with fabric paints. Easy exercises show how to create skies, earth, seas, and gardens. Includes a quilt project, too! Renowned textile artist Mickey Lawler's exquisite hand-painted fabrics are eagerly sought by quilters. Here she shares her amazing way with color and design, instructing readers of any skill level how to paint cottons to achieve remarkable scenic effects suggesting sunrises, sunsets, night skies, storms, seas, landscapes, and gardens. Most of all she exhorts us to have fun, to relax and develop a playful attitude toward our work, to enjoy the serendipitous results these techniques produce. Strewn throughout these vivid pages are gorgeous quilts by various artists utilizing Lawlor's hand-painted fabrics. Also included is one brief project for turning your own painted fabrics into a simple quilt. --Amy Handy

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