Pebeo Setasilk Silk Fabric Paints
Water based colours, vivid and intense for painting on silk. These transparent fabric paints are very fluid and will fuse on silk. Pebeo Setasilk is used as a traditional colour and may be used on all types of silk. Twill, pongee, crêpe de chine, georgette, as well as damask and more. This product from Pebeo is very easy to use. You can fix these paints by simply ironing. You can use Pebeo Setasilk colours for all silk painting techniques. Use them for outlining, salt dusting, watercolour on dry or damp silk, and crackling wax or drawing wax batik, as well as mahaju. They will keep the silk’s flexibility and offer a rich, refined and very bright palette.
Setasilk Product Details:
COLOURS: Colors can be mixed together
DRYING: Setasilk will air dry in a few minutes
SURFACES: all types of silk
THINNER: Setasilk thinner
OPACITY: Transparent colours
TO FIX: Press on the reverse side of the fabric for 5 minutes using an iron set on the “cotton” position.
CARING: (decorated fabrics) : 48 hours after fixing, colours resist handwashing and dry cleaning
BRUSHES: Brushes should be soft and very thin, with a high water retention capacity. The pure squirrel brushes are ideal for painting on silk. From a modern technology, the synthetic fiber brushes are soft and durable, can match the performance of sable at the best price. For backgrounds and washes, foam brushes are the most practical.
BRUSH CLEANING: Easy clean up with soap and water.