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Saree Painting Tanjore Art

| Fabric Craft > Fabric Painting Designs

By Jayashree Narayanan | Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Difficulty Level Expert

Tanjore style art of painting on a saree

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Wash, dry and iron the Saree to remove the starch(if it is a cotton saree).

STEP 2:-

Paint picture of Krishna with Acrylic Colour - White and Prussian Blue. Outline the picture with Prussian Blue using a round brush (like fingers, hands, legs etc)

STEP 3:-

Paint the pot with Dark Brown.

STEP 4:-

Fill in Acrylic Pearl Metallic Gold for the jewellery portion and let it dry.

STEP 5:-

To get the pearl effect use white acrylic by keeping the dots,

STEP 6:-

Do the detailing of the stones on the jewellery with red and green acrylic colours

STEP 7:-

Outline the jewellery with 3D outliners and 3D Cone outliners - Pearl Metallic Gold

STEP 8:-

Paint the detailing work on the pot using the 3D Cone outliners and pearl metallic colours

STEP 9:-

To get the pearl effect use white acrylic by keeping dots

STEP 10:-

After 24 hours, iron the fabric on the reverse side for permanent fixation of colours on the fabric

you will need

Fevicryl Sunflower Kit, Saree, Design Sheet, yellow carbon, embroidery ring, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliners - Pearl Metallic Gold, Fevicryl 3D Outliner Glitter Gold, Fine Art Brush - Flat Brush No 4, Round Brush No 2