I need to finish up a couple of pieces I've been working, on but yesterday while I was doing laps at the pool, I had this idea floating around in my head. that I just had to try this afternoon before I could sit down to sew.
I've still got more shibori painted trees in my mind. This time I wondered about painting a background first instead of using a commercial print like I used in the birches piece. I'm showing you this as I work through it and have no idea if it will work or not! It's an experiment.
I used Setacolor transparent paints, spritzed the white Kona cotton and applied them in a watered down solution that I mixed on a recycled Styrofoam meat tray. Using a soft watercolor brush I loosely dabbled it on. Here is what it looks like wet: