I have got to say that this was a really fun week! I had a blast working with colour. I can’t wait to delve into it more. I’m sensing a trip to Marty’s next weekend for some food colouring… Little man is gone, so Saturday will be “retail therapy day.” I’ll be going up to school to take advantage of studio time anyway, so why not, right?
Anyway, the disperse dye was fun. I can’t see myself doing much with it in the future though. It only works on synthetic fibre (except silk, which seems to be the exception to the rule of everything). Essentially you’re making a heat transfer.
The transfers I painted
We also finished up with the reactive dyes. I think I’m going to use my 10 step scale yarn in a new bandana or two (I’ve got a lot of compliments on the one that I wear quite a bit). This was a fun process, but again, not too excited about working with chemicals on a regular basis.
This was Laurie’s last day. She taught us A LOT this week. She was a great instructor and a lot of fun:-) She took various pieces of our work and fixed the display case up outside the classroom. It looks awesome!