Festive Peacock Dupatta
You Will Need:
Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colours Pearl - Cherry Red 516, Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colours Sparkling Pearl - Light Green 709, Dark Copper 714, Gold Dust 718, Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery Pearl Metallic - Gold 352, Copper 353, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, A4 Sized White Paper, Red Carbon Paper, Pencil, Ornamental Stones (Small Sized Red Coloured), Plain Yellow Duppatta with a Gold Lace Border, Gotapatti, Colour Palette, Water Container.
Fabric painting is one such art where a personalised touch can be added to
complement your jewellery and accessories. There are specific soft acrylic colours that are apt and meant only for fabric. This dupatta that has been carefully hand painted using regular to sparkling soft acrylic colours. It can be worn for special occasions and also gifted as a handmade gift.
Take a plain yellow dupatta with a gold lace border to decorate for festivals
Take an A4 sized white paper, draw a peacock in an ornate style on it.
Trace the same design lengthwise on the dupatta using red carbon paper.
Paint the design in a shading manner with Soft Acrylic Colours Pearl - Cherry Red 516, Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colours Sparkling Pearl - Light Green 709, Dark Copper 714 and Gold Dust 718.
Leave it to dry.
Stick the tear drop and triangular shaped gotapatti in between the peacock design as well as for the eyes of the peacock using Fabric Glue.
Let it dry.
Paint the outline of the peacock design with Liquid Embroidery Pearl Metallic - Gold 352 and Copper 353.
Let it dry.
Enhance the dupatta by sticking red ornamental stones using Fabric Glue.
Leave it to dry completely.
Your decorated dupatta for the festival is ready.
Fabric painting can be done on pretty much any garment that needs a bit of enhancement and a lift. Here we have done fabric painting on a plain dupatta, one could paint a kurti, stole, denims for that matter. A lot of durries and curtains too are handpainted using soft acrylic colours.