Water based colours, vivid and intense for painting on silk. Fluid, they fuse on silk. Pebeo Setasilk is used as a traditional colour and used on all types of silk : twill, pongee, crêpe de chine, georgette, damask…Very easy to use, fixed by simply ironing, Setasilk colours can be used for all silk painting techniques : outlining, salt dusting, watercolour on dry or damp silk, crackling wax or drawing wax batik, mahaju… They keep the silk’s flexibility and offer a rich, refined and very bright palette.
COLOURS: can be mixed together
DRYING: 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: Soft and very thin, with a high 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: Soapy water