Next lesson from the gourd
Yesterday was a busy day. I set some fabric to dyeing while I worked on this gourd piece. I try not to get attached to the results because these are "practice gourds". For color, I use dye-na-flow which is a textile paint and well, I am a textile artist. Even on textiles, dye-na-flow needs to be heat set with an iron. I tested the paint on the gourd for stability. The paints still need to be heat set which means a trip to the art store for a heat gun. Fingers crossed, the colors stabilize.
Here's yesterday's result. Enjoy.