I’ve posted before about sun-dying, but really how could you expect me to move to the desert and not post about such awesomeness? This time around, I decided to make some stellar tote bags instead of t-shirts. Here are a few of the results.
Method: Lots and lots of painter’s tape.
Method: Negative transparency, painter’s tape, stencils
Method: 8×11 Label & xacto-knife to create custom sticker stencil and painter’s tape
Method: 8×11 Label and xacto-knife to create custom sticker stencil and a negative transparency to add depth/texture
I also experimented with a few fabric fragments:
Method: Painting sponges
Method: Placed rocks & dried cholla cactus on previously-dyed (but undeveloped) fabric; the black garbage bag was very important because it prevented the sunlight from developing the white parts during transit.