Adobe Textile Designer Plugin for Photoshop
Last October Adobe announced Project Paras, a plug-in to Adobe Photoshop. The response was very encouraging. A broad range of textile designers, from major brands ...
Illustrator Tutorial: Scaling Patterns with the Tilde Key (2020 update)
Scale repeat pattern fills in Illustrator, independent of the object they fill, using the tilde key shortcut with the Scale tool. Also learn to move and rota...
Alice on Instagram: “Getting ready for my brother's wedding today. It's going to be rawsome 😊 (see my story for a closeup of this print, I'm pretty sure you…”
115 Likes, 6 Comments - Alice (@owl.really) on Instagram: “Getting ready for my brother's wedding today. It's going to be rawsome 😊 (see my story for a…”
How To: Batik Fabric with a Tjanting Tool
I'm always searching for unique techniques and tools for crafting and DIYing. So when I saw this tutorial for batiking fabric, I was intrigued. Ella Nimmo created this constellation design for Brit + Co using a tjanting tool to apply a design with melted wax, before dyeing the fabric. The wax acts as a resist, which after dyeing, creates a unique look that you can make as intricate as you'd like. For more photos and the full tutorial, visit Brit + Co.
DIY Trends: Learn to Batik Your Own Custom Designs on Fabric
After you’ve aced the dip dye, perfected the ombre and can tie dye with your eyes closed, the next step up the DIY dying ladder is a technique called batik, and it might just be the coolest one yet.