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Re: batik????


From: Diane Beilby (dibeilby_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 21:05:10 PDT

I have done this

combine equal amounts of cheapest toothpaste and aloe lotion or gel
apply with brushes, or toothpicks

or use flour and water mix

let dry and crackle by wadding up fabric with care

paint over with tempera or acrylic paints

let dry or partially dry


leaving only a stain from paint or a solid paint if acrylic is let to dry completely


  From: marie betlyon
  To: ArtsEdNet Talk
  Sent: Friday, July 06, 2001 3:36 PM
  Subject: batik????

  Does anyone know the "recipe" for toothpaste-moiturizer batik? I have never done it at all, and would like instructons on how to use this method (a friend mentioned it, but wasn't sure of the details).

  Marie in PA