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Using Paint Rather Than Dyes on Silk

Daniel Jean-Baptiste water effectBased on the Video by Artist Daniel Jean-Baptiste

In the text below, Barbara Gabogrecan gives her description and critique based on the video

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It is somewhat confusing when one speaks of Silk Painting as there are two distinct types of silk art. One paints using dyes and the other uses paint. Daniel Jean-Baptiste uses liquid pigment paints which requires different techniques, but will still give lovely vibrant colours, enhancing the luminosity of the silk.