Sunday, June 10, 2012

Does This Dress Impress-ionst You?

This is another color theory dress I made showing "optical mixture:"
Photo by Megan Marcoux
Hair and Makeup by Natalie Briles
Model - Kara Thomas

I was inspired by the "Impression Sunrise" painting by Claude Monet to create the batik fabric for this dress.

Notes and Sketches

Here is the batik dye process!  I dyed the fabric four times, and painted on the fabric with hot wax to resist areas each time.

Then I had to iron out the wax...

Details of the finished fabric:

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