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Fabric Painting- Bird's Nest

teacher avatar Priya Maikandan

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8 Lessons (26m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Materials Required

    • 3. Part 1- Nest

    • 4. Part 2- Bird

    • 5. Part 3 - Leaves

    • 6. Part 4 - Flowers

    • 7. Final Touches

    • 8. Conclusion

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About This Class

Hello everyone welcome back, my name is Priya Maikandan, In this class I will be focusing on painting this Bird and nest on fabric. I will be using a kitchen towel for demonstration.  I have attached a copy of the pattern and a pdf file with  the step by step instructions which will help you follow along with this video for completing the project

For details about diff methods of transferring the pattern, types of paints u can use, Basic techniques and Setting the paints, please watch the Basics of Fabric painting Tutorials, were I have included all those videos.

Now  let’s get started.

Meet Your Teacher

Hello, I'm Priya Maikandan, Elite One Stroke Certified Instructor. 

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1. Introduction: Hello everyone, Welcome back. My name is Priya, my candidate. In this class, I'll be focusing on painting this bird's nest painting and fabric. I will be using a cotton kitchen towel for demonstration. I have attached a copy of the pattern and a PDF file with the step-by-step instructions, which will help you follow along with this video for completing the project. For details about different methods of transmitting the pattern types of paints you can use. Basic techniques and setting the paints. Please watch the basics of fabric painting tutorial, where I have included all those videos. Now let's get started. 2. Materials Required: Let's look at all the materials needed for this project. We will need fabric. I'm using a t-table graphite paper to transfer the design. You can freehand. It also paints and music fabric paints by publications and Jakarta. Insulin for placing the pattern, identify pen for the outline. We will also need some water and some paper towels. I will be using these three brushes for the projects. These are short visit filbert brushes using number 6, number 4, and number two. I will refer to them as large, medium, and small brushes. During the demonstrations. I use a pencil or a disappearing ink pen for placing the pattern. When you use the pen, the marking will vanish after 24 hours or you can wipe it off later with the dampened towel to remove it. I either Islander pen to draw the details and outline after the painting is complete. 3. Part 1- Nest: For the next, I'm using three shades of brown, burnt umber for the darkest color, burnt sienna for the next color, and the yellow ocher for the lightest color. And then white clean our flesh colored for the eggs. First, I'm using a medium brush and painting the outer edge of the nest with burnt umber, which is our data stickler for the nest. Then the same brush, pick up some burnt sienna, draw lines in a random manner, indicating the straw and twigs which the nest is made above. The base color, the burnt umber is wet, so we will paint most translator, darken the inner part of the nest with the burnt amber, leaving the eggs blank. Now I will add another layer of lines and close with the local. Adding lines with different values will make them look realistic. I want the straw us to be permanent, but as the paint is red, the dark lines are mixing up with the paint under and the lines are not clear. So let's wait for the paint to dry and work on it later. Meanwhile, let's paint the eggs. The base color I'm using is our green color for the shadows I'm using for the eggs with the base color. Next at the bottom side of the eggs, where the egg is touching the nest, I play a very small amount of burnt amber along the edges with a clean brush blending. For the topic I played on the base, vetted touches that the two eggs. Next at the top end of the eggs had a small amount of white and blended. This is done to make the eggs. So we added the darker color at the bottom and the lighter color. Let's add some lines in a zigzag. I am painting lines around the nest with the lines facing outside. Lines facing the inner side of the nest in a zigzag pattern. I will show you the strokes I'm painting in the sheet of paper. If you see here, I'm drawing the lines in the form of a V, some pointing outwards and some pointing inwards. The next set of lines would be crossing these lines. To add more contrast, I will add few lines with the local mixed with white. 4. Part 2- Bird: To paint the bird will be applying three colors, are blending it in to get a gradual change of color from light to dark. So first we'll apply the darker color at the base of the right wing and the body. And then applied lead, which is a base color to the rest of the body and the wing are blended in. Except for the top of the code, the whole head. Then this white on the brush, line of white on the top end of the body. And then be ended in the same on the top of the head of the blood. I'll pay a small amount of weight on top of the head of the bird and then blend it in. Now let's do the same for the other wing. I'll play Madonna at the base, 100 for the rest of the wing and then be addicted. And the point where the wing meets the body document with Moodle.com, the bud that is closer to the body, then reduced white boots on white lines from the tip of the wing. This shows a gradual change of color from light to dark. On board the wings and the body. For the human side of the body through them with white. And then with the small amount of blue on the tip of the brush out a small amount of blue where the inner body, that is the fees. This is to indicate some shadow below the neck. And then wipe off the brush and blend it in the highlights at the end of the wing by pulling in some whites troops from the tip towards the body. How many more highlights to the head? For the eyes? The eyes are the white and the form of 0101. Then once it's dry, we can add a small black dot in the center. You can use a black paint or I end up input. For the beak. I'm getting up the beak with light blue product on first Phillip the beak with white, and then add glue on top. This isn't made the blue look brighter. And then adding a small amount of white brush at the end of the beak foot height. I'm adding the center of the eyes you can use either end up in. Now we're using a flat brush. Few more lines indicating the tweaks that mixing the house with a white. You can use any brush. I find it easier to draw lines with a flat brush. 5. Part 3 - Leaves: For the leaves, I'll be using only two colors this time, the green and the yellow. So first I base code the whole leaf with green. I will do three leaves at a time. They are close by and the paint can stay with for some time. And then I pop the brush and pick up yellow and our plate on one side of the leaf. Then with light pressure, blend the two colors to get a soft look. I haven't do with this. Null put on the leaves. You can add yellow, green. City. Having to repeat the same foot on the leaves now for the base color and then apply the yellow on one side and blend it in as along with moving the brush towards the center. I'm assuming that the light is coming from the left. So that's why I'm applying your lawyer today live Theta fallen leaves and greenery opposite side. So when I say blend, what you're actually doing is you're picking up the brush with no paint and then just lightly playing less pressure and then moving the brush back and forth at the place where the two colors meet. So this softens the paint and removes any hard lines. This has to be done when the paint is wet. Once it's dry, you can not be ended. For the small leaves, I would love to play just the yellow. Two. 6. Part 4 - Flowers: For the flowers, I'm using a blow to the flooded and fill it in. You don't want to put too much paint that it spreads out. Just go the whole area. Bipoc the brush well, as you're picking up like so with a small amount of white on them, fresh blade on the outer edge of the flower. And then pull the strokes towards the center to apply paint to the outer edge of the flower and pulled towards the center. Repeated for all the parties in the flower. So at the tip of the party it will be brighter. And then as you come towards the center, it didn't blend with the bottom base color and become darker. Next, do the same for all the petals. In all the flowers. If the size of the brush is smaller than the size of the flower, it makes it easier to paint the corners. You can enhance adding more white and stroking it in the center of the flower with black paint and put some strokes from the center out. You can use a round brush, but this is the discomfort of that. For the branches. I'm outlining all the branches with black. Black here looks too dark, so I wanted to change it to burnt umber. Burnt umber. You can deselect that Arctic and design and up. And also then finally with data. 7. Final Touches: Adding final highlights. Once a project is complete and the painting is dry, then you can add swirls and crisscrosses or other axis using the item type in. And to enhance your design, your amusement. I didn't happen to outline the whole design and add veins inside the leaves to make the design pop-up. You can also use any type of public marketers are Parliament matters. But just be careful, some boundary markers bleed and spread on the fabric after the public is being washed. So it's better to test on another piece of fabric before you use. 8. Conclusion: I hope this tutorial was helpful in some way for you. Maybe you would like to do to try and paint on public. If you do so, then please post the purchaser. Follow me by clicking on the following button to get notified when I release new tutorials. Thanks for watching and have a good day.