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Mural Magic on Kerala Kasavu Saree

| Fabric Craft > Fabric Painting Designs

By Mridula | North Paravur, Kerala

Difficulty Level Intermediate

I've combined another tradition material and of interior temple mural art.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Buy any material of your choice if you intend to use white make sure the borders are well knotted (in the cases of plain Pattsari Silk), any textures that holds acrylic paints avoid thin materials like nylon or similar. Art Silk is a good option.

STEP 2:-

Create an outlay of the image you intend to create on an area where the Saree ends after draping another on the end that falls over your shoulder 2 designs of the mural art is sufficient , ill recommend simplicity.

STEP 3:-

Sketch an outline using a charcoal pencil and then outline using a fine tip brush with black acrylic fabric paint.Further color the image as replicated from the source using Fevicryl color combinations use beads if required to increase texture visibility like glitter pieces.

STEP 4:-

Let it dry for a day avoid moisture

Your design is ready to be gently washed the next day and use a thick cloth to cover the design and press only over the cloth while ironing

you will need

Fevicryl Sunflower Kit, Fine Art Brush, Colour Palette, Plain Kasavu Saree (Kerala Traditional), thin and thick variants Glitter pieces