Monday, October 17, 2011

Paper Cut and Silk Paper

For creating an image like this one, a hand held cutter like the x acto knife can be all you need but for creating more complex cut outs, the Silhouette Portrait is a great machine that is fully able to work with your computer to create exact and precise cuts. Creating silk paper using silk fibres and silk paper textile medium will enable you to make creative sketch book pieces such as this one or whole garments, I made a silk paper dress. For more on Silk Paper Making go to George Weil
Silk Paper and Silk Papermaking Supplies
Silk Paper created with hand-dyed silk hankiesSilk papermaking or silk fusion is a paper-mache type technique for creating textured paper/fabric or 3d objects using silk fibres combined with an adhesive medium such as paste made from Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) or an acrylic based silk paper medium.,86,-1,-1

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