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Creating a Silk Altar Cloth in Firey Colours

I’ve just finished creating a lovely silk satin altar cloth with very firey colours and mandala design. I added some golden-coppery metallic accents for a nice sparkle and then took some photos. I’m sharing here with you both the finished item as well as an animated slideshow I created and posted on YouTube. Just click […]

Rainbow Silk Scarves with a New Twist

Update 2020:  I am currently designing online silk painting classes which I am planning to launch this summer. Details below. As many of you know I love to paint with vibrant rainbow colours when I get my silks out. And over the past few years I have created all sorts of rainbow designs on my […]

Spring Silk Painting Giveaway – A Leafy Silk Panel for your own Project

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Sorry – the prize draw is closed. Hope you’ll join in next time. It’s been such a long time since I’ve done a giveaway so I thought I would remedy that as I sit here in our attic listening to the heavy rainy drumming down on the velux windows. I’d love to give this silk […]

A Rainbow is Born – Painting a Colourful Silk

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Update 2020: I’ve been developing online silk painting classes due for launch some time this summer. More details below. I’ve just been painting a very large rainbow silk and thought I’d share some of the photos I took as I went along. I no longer have my attic studio so here I am dragging in […]

Marbled Fuchsia and Rose Quartz Pink Silk Scarf

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Please visit our Etsy shop now for a large selection of hand painted silk scarves on special offer including shipping. https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/silkandart A beautiful fresh melange of pinks and fuchsias, soft rose quartz, healing for the heart chakra. Wearing this loving colour combination is so warming and nurturing. It’s a subtle shower of nourishing colour therapy. […]

Silk Kaftan in Pink, Fuchsia and Burgundy Crepe de Chine

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It’s so lovely to be able to showcase my first hand painted silk kaftan and put it out there as a trailblazer for all the other silky garments that are floating around in my head and want to be birthed into my creative workspace. This first piece is quite a bold pattern as this photo […]

Silk Kaftans in Pink, Fuchsia, Burgundy … Part 2

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So here’s Part 2. I never did show you what this lovely piece of silk turned into. If you’ve read Silk Kaftans in Pink, Fuchsia and Burgundy Part 1, you will know that I created a silk in the batik technique with various shades of pink, fuchsia and burgundy. It was left to dry thoroughly, […]

Silk Mandala Soul Painting

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A beautifully expressive soul mandala painting. One that captures the essence of who you are. Radiant rainbow colours emanate from the central mandala motif. If you would like something similar painted especially for you, please contact me to find out more. This silk panel measures 43cm (approx. 172) and is painted on silk crepe satin […]

Spring Flower Mandala

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This sweet little mandala is a fresh burst of colour, heralding the spring jsut around the corner. A mix of oranges, greens and purples with delicate buds about to bloom. I painted this using gold liner and silk paints on crepe satin silk. It features in my upcoming silk painting tutorial which shows step by […]

Valentine’s Hearts Pretty in Pink

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Last week I created another silk, layered in batik technique, featuring sweet lovehearts. I’m sharing here a few photos showing you what I got up to in the process. Here I am painting some base coat patterns in 2 shades of fuchsia. The synthetic light doesn’t show this too well. When the spirals are all […]

Silk Kaftans in Pink, Fuchsia, Burgundy … and everything inbetween Part 1

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This weekend I’ve been painting a kaftan on crepe de chine silk in a medley of pinks and burgundy. I just had to share the photos with you so far. I recently had my worktable enlarged and I certainly needed the extra space for this large format silk in 110cm x 190cm (approx. 44″ x […]

Bold Coloured Mandala with Gold Resist and Leaf Pattern

This is a silk mandala I created using a selection of very bold colours. The lines are drawn using gold resist and the individual areas painted in using professional steam set silk dyes. The painting shows examples of the salt technique as well as blending colours together and adding gold embellishments on top. Once completed […]

Green Raw Silk Crop Circle Wall Hanging with Gold Embellishments

This unusual one-of-a-kind hand painted silk wall hanging has a beautiful motif resembling crop circles turning like cogs in the large mandala of life. A reflection of your spiritual journey. It was painted in various soft green tones direct on the raw silk and then I painted on the layer of crop circle motifs using […]

Silk Satin and Chiffon – the Epitomy of Luxury

I had the absolute pleasure last week of creating a work of art on a beautiful blank silk shawl made of chiffon edged with gorgeous silk satin. Although I’ve done a lot of batik work on silk, I have never explored this option on chiffon and so this was my first adventure in that arena. […]

Silk Chakra Banner – the Perfect Altar Piece for your Sacred Space

Made to order: in mottled blue or purple (please specify when ordering) This wallhanging is a full length silk handpainted chakra banner. Each section depicts one of the chakras moving through from the base at the bottom up to the crown. Chakras are energy centres relating to specific areas of the body. Eastern teachings show […]

A Loving Hug with Pink Hearts and Valentine’s Love on Crepe de Chine Silk

I’m feeling really drawn to pink these days and love being able to fully express that through my silk art. This latest piece was a batik silk with a mottled undercoat of 2 shades with lots of the natural silk shimmering through. I next created a heart design using wax and gave the whole scarf […]

Silk Painting Salt Effect with Rainbow Colours

Today I had fun again playing with the salt effect. Yesterday I  sold a really vibrant scarf I painted a few days ago and since it was so popular, I have decided to keep on offering it as a made-to-order piece. Each one, of course, turns out very differently, depending on the colours I use, […]

Painting on Silk – Going Wild with Colour

I’ve been having such fun again the past few days mixing bright vibrant colour combinations and painting them on my silks. I just wanted to share some of the images from the photoshoot of the 2 silk scarves I steamed, washed and ironed yesterday. The colours were just so inspiring that I’ve decided to play […]

Silk Painting DVD: How to Create a Mandala on Silk

  This dvd is an instructional dvd I created showing you step by step how to create a mandala on silk. The first part of the dvd gives you detailed information about the different materials you can use and the second part shows you step by step how I actually paint the mandala. The second […]