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Hand Painted Durry

| Fabric Craft > Fabric Painting Designs

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert

This hand painted durry is influenced by the Miniature paintings of India. The background and the trees that you see in the Miniature art forms are enlarged in scale to fit it for the durry. You may also use this durry as a wall hanging instead


how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

 Hand Painted Durry  - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a thick grey coloured cotton fabric of about 40" x 40" in size
You may also choose the colour that would match your home decor
Make an outlined drawing of a Mughal styled architectural building on the fabric, the type that are seen in the miniature paintings
Refer to the image for the placement of the building
Draw Miniature styled tree designs on the foreground and the background of the building

STEP 2:-

 Hand Painted Durry  - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Paint all the trees with a base coat of different shades of green made by mixing Soft Acrylic Colours - Dark Green 206, Light Green 212, Leaf Green 262, Olive Green 216, Golden Yellow 209 and White 227
Leave it to dry

STEP 3:-

 Hand Painted Durry  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Each of the details on the tree and leaves are further painted using shades little darker or lighter than the base colour

STEP 4:-

 Hand Painted Durry  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

The details on the leaves are painted using thin brush strokes for the shading as well as for the veins of the leaves

STEP 5:-

 Hand Painted Durry  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

The colours used to make these shades are Soft Acrylic Colours - Dark Green, Light Green, Leaf Green, Olive Green, Golden Yellow, Prussian Blue, Crimson, Orange, Vandyke Brown, Burnt Sienna and White

STEP 6:-

 Hand Painted Durry  - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Draw thick outlines for the architectural buildings using Soft Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic - Gold

STEP 7:-

 Hand Painted Durry  - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

To make a jute tasseled lace, cut a jute strip of 6" thickness, remove the frays of the strip leaving about 1 1/2" strip as it is
Tie the frays into small bunches to make the tassels

STEP 8:-

 Hand Painted Durry  - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Stick the jute tasseled lace with No Stitch Fabric Glue on the two edges of the durry and finally stitch a backing cloth for it's thickness.

you will need

Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colours - Dark Green 206, Light Green 212, Leaf Green 262, Olive Green 216, Golden Yellow 209, Prussian Blue 219, Crimson 204, Orange 217, Vandyke Brown 237, Burnt Sienna 201, Ochre 226, Black 202, White 227, Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery Pearl Metallic - Gold 352, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette, Water Container, Thick Cotton Fabric, Jute Cloth, Tailoring Chalk