Artfully Unique Fabrics Using Acrylic Inks

Supplies Students Need To Have

  • Custom-made acrylic inks from the How to Make Acrylic Inks workshop, OR several colors of Golden Brand High Flow Acrylic Ink and GAC 900.
  • 1 yd. bleached white cotton sheeting: Pimatex from com, or #419 from Testfabrics.com
  • 1 18-gallon kitchen trash bag, preferably smooth not textured stretchy ones, or a plastic drop cloth
  • A large paint palette with deep wells, able to hold separate colors of ink (disposable plastic plates with dividers, or old muffin tins work well )
  • Quart-size container for rinse water
  • Large flat synthetic bristle paint brush https://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-essentials-brown-nylon-value-brush-sets
  • Scissors
  • String or crochet thread
  • 2 small matching size shapes made from wood, metal or acrylic. For example 2 round bottle caps or jar lids, or canning jar lids,
  • Large bull clip or clamp that will clamp over folded fabric and shapes
  • Large crystal salt, like rock or kosher salt (not table salt)