Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Painting on Linen

Painting on linen
Painting on linen
Flowers on linen
Painting on fabric
I'm painting directly on heavyweight 100% linen with fabric paints to make a few pillow covers for our home and some as gifts. I will spend my day sewing which is a nice break from all the drawing I've been doing lately.

35 Lovely Comments:

Blogger dorothee draft said...

Très joli !

10/23/2012 9:22 AM  
Blogger Tammy Olson said...

Oh that moth/butterfly is stunning!

10/23/2012 9:38 AM  
Blogger Bridget said...

I love the butterfly and I can't wait to see the pillow it turns into (unless it's a gift, of course).

10/23/2012 9:38 AM  
Blogger arounna said...

oh they worked out so nicely
the fabric paint looks like gouache

10/23/2012 9:54 AM  
Blogger Nadia said...

That looks so nice! I always wanted to try painting on fabric!

10/23/2012 10:04 AM  
Blogger Brittany said...

beautiful. love that big, bold butterfly.

10/23/2012 10:20 AM  
Anonymous Molesko said...

Un blog muy creativo.
Saludos desde México


10/23/2012 1:14 PM  
Blogger moonsword said...

superluscious color...love it!

10/23/2012 1:40 PM  
Anonymous Janet Friel said...

Beautiful work!

10/23/2012 1:45 PM  
Blogger Leslie said...

Gorgeous! Well, something I saw on Pinterest led me over here. I've "liked" your page on Facebook, ordered your book, added you as a contact on Flickr, favorited your shop on Etsy . . . And spent the last two hours drooling over your work on this blog. I have to go out now, but I'm leaving the page open so I can come back and look some more.

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10/23/2012 2:55 PM  
Blogger bee @ thelinencloud said...

Simply stunning ... Bee xx

10/23/2012 3:16 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

i think i might get you to paint a little linen dress for lili when you visit.

10/23/2012 5:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

SO gorgeous....... would you mind telling me what colors you bought? i've been looking for good fabric paints.

LOVE LOVE LOVE your work!!!

10/23/2012 11:28 PM  
Anonymous Seonaid Thompson said...

These are so pretty and so easy to do, you could paint whatever design you want on your cushions! Brilliant idea!

10/24/2012 2:49 AM  
Anonymous daddyyow said...

this is beautiful! ^_^

10/24/2012 4:24 AM  
Blogger Karen said...

Ordered your book and received it today. It's a bit late now but I can hardly wait to try some of your ideas! Thanks!

10/24/2012 3:06 PM  
Blogger susan heggestad said...

Just lovely!
I've followed your work for awhile, but this was probably the first time I feel compelled to comment! I've begun printing on fabrics, new linen as well as vintage linens with embroidery on them, etc. It's so satisfying...

10/24/2012 6:45 PM  
Blogger Zeyna is a said...

I just love Turbo so much! He looks adorable...

10/24/2012 8:48 PM  
Blogger Regina said...

So so beautiful!

10/24/2012 9:01 PM  
Anonymous Anny said...

J'adore !!! je suis fan de votre travail.

10/24/2012 9:03 PM  
Anonymous AR said...

I absolutely love your artwork and blog Geninne!! You've got such a beautiful naturey creative style. I love the posts of your studio and house too, I think you should totally be on Aparment Therapy!

10/25/2012 6:06 AM  
Blogger patricias fabric art said...

I love your linen covers.I also paint on silk and linen and thought you would be interested in knowing that you can buy a medium to mix with acrylics that turns them into fabric paints.It works out so much cheaper than having to buy all the colours in fabric paints.Golden is one company that has it -gac900,acrylic polymer emulsion.Hope this is helpful.

10/25/2012 12:40 PM  
Blogger Geninne said...

@patricias fabric art: Thank you so much for that tip Patricia! Very helpful!

10/25/2012 1:16 PM  
Blogger nicole said...

What a fantastic, beautiful idea!

10/26/2012 5:51 AM  
Blogger lisa zylstra-jacoby said...

Your art is so lovely! The designs on your birds has inspired me to explore this in the felted birds that I make...Here are some...Hope you Like!

10/26/2012 6:25 AM  
Blogger Caffeine Girl said...

As always, your work warms my heart. Thanks for sharing about your materials!

10/27/2012 3:24 PM  
Blogger Jordan said...

I'm loving your style! So fresh and fun. I've been in a crazy art slump lately- thanks for the inspiration!

11/04/2012 4:54 PM  
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