Beginner’s Guide to Silk Painting

Mandy Southan


Renowned silk painter, Mandy Southan demonstrates all the techniques you need to get to grips with this intriguing medium.

She begins with clear artistic advice on materials and using colour and then moving on to basic techniques, all shown through 12 lovely, achievable projects. Then proceed through textured effects and using resists, discharge paste, diffusing medium and other products to create scarves, cushions, pictures, wall hangings and panels.

This book is perfect for the complete beginner but it is also ideal for those who want to learn new techniques. Learn how to:

  • Colour soft, lustrous silk with dyes and paints
  • Add highlights, texture and tone to abstract designs
  • Paint beautiful pictures


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    260 x 205mm
  • Publisher
    Search Press
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