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Beautiful fabric painting designs

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It is quiet natural for a person with a slight inclination towards making their own products to want to come up with different ways to achieve it. One of the ways to achieve it is by hand painting. It can be done using paints that have been made for this exact purpose. With some amazing ideas and innovative thinking, fabric painting can be done by just about anyone. Technically speaking Fabric Painting is the application of specialized paints to fabric. It is possible to paint any fabric, but tightly woven natural fabrics like cotton and silk are easiest to paint on. Some people use paint on fabrics for effects, such ...

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Madhubani Style Pot Painting

Madhubani Pot Painting

Madhubani Paintings, also known as Mithila paintings is one of the ancient forms of painting which originated in Mithila, in the state of Bihar. The paints were made using natural dyes/pigments and painted using twigs or fingers. In the ancient days, the mud walls of houses served as the canvas for this art while these days Madhubani paintings are done on canvas, handmade paper or cloth. As an admirer of this form of painting, and as a beginner, this is my first attempt at making a simple Madhubani design on a mud pot.

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Face Painting for Kids

If its a birthday party that you’re having for your kids, nothing can be more fascinating and colorful as face painting. Have couple of your friends with the face painting supplies ready and with a stall or two, the kids will start having a fun time. Here are some fun face painting ideas for kids.

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Screen Printing

Screen Printing

Screen printing is the process of making prints on fabric using different colors and patterns. This methodology of printing was derived from the ancient stencil textile printing technique. In this process, a woven mesh is used to transfer the ink or paint to a fabric surface. This is quite simple and can be done by any one at home. This technique can be used to decorate any wear such as sarees, tops, any ethnic wear and also for t-shirt printing. Let us now see how to make a simple screen printing design.

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Spray Paintings

Spray Painting

A painting technique which is prominently used for coating paint or varnish using a spraying gun is Spray Painting. This technique which was initially used for painting vehicles later on started being used to paint large surfaces such as hoardings and nowadays many artists use this form of painting to produce various art works.

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Water Color Paintings

Water color

Water color painting is one the painting techniques which is widely used. This type of painting is a favorite of many art enthusiasts since it is helpful to learn the nuances of painting and also explore with a variety of strokes and textures.

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Airbrushes

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Airbrushes are air operated tools which are used to spray paint or dyes on any canvas. Airbrushes earlier were operated using a compressor and later on innovative techniques brought in help to spray paint through the process of nebulization.

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