SolarFast Starter Kit


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Sun-Powered Printmaking Starter Solarfast Kit!

Easily create photographic art prints and one-of-a-kind T-shirts by harnessing the power of sunlight: the Jacquard SolarFast Starter Kit comes with everything you need to get started sun printing.

Whether making prints from drawings, photographs, folds or objects, on paper, fabric, canvas, or clothing, the SolarFast Kit offers a great introduction to sun-powered printmaking.

For first time SolarFast users, kids, photographers, printmakers, novices, drawers and artists of every kind, there is no better introduction to sun-powered printmaking than the SolarFast Starter Kit. Kit prints up to 8 shirts or several dozen paper prints.

Included in this kit:

– 3 – 2 oz/59 ml bottles of SolarFast (Orange, Violet and Blue)
– 2 oz/59 ml bottle SolarFast Wash
– Jacquard Film Marker
– 6 Small Sponges
– Gloves
– 8 T-Pins
– 3 Sheets SolarFast Film
– Backerboard
– Cotton Test Fabric
– Quick Start Guide
– Instructions

About Solarfast

Sunlight-developed dye for paper and natural fabrics
Jacquard SolarFast dyes are used to create photograms, continuous tone photographs, shadow prints, as well as ombrès on fabric and paper. SolarFast is also great for painting, tie dyeing, screen printing, stamping, batik and more! Watch Video

Shake well before use. Apply SolarFast to fabric or paper using a brush, sponge or brayer. While still damp, expose the design to sunlight and watch the colour magically appear! Place objects on coated substrate to block development during exposure. Any object that casts a shadow will create a pattern. Use a film negative to create permanent photographs on paper or fabric. After exposure, wash out undeveloped dye with SolarFast Wash and hot water, agitating vigorously. We recommend machine washing for textiles. Colour development is not complete until after washing.

Create your own negatives using an inkjet printer and Jacquard SolarFast Film

SolarFast thins and cleans up with water. For screen printing applications, use the SolarFast Thickener.

Fabric/Fiber/Surfaces: all artist papers, wood and natural fibers, including: cotton, linen, canvas, and silk as well as hemp.

These images were created using a photograph on a transparency. We recommend using Jacquard SolarFast Film

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