Upcycle your clothes with Line Art
A cotton canvas is always a good option, but why not try something new? In this tutorial, we’re showing you how you can create a canvas out of clothing by upcycling a plain jacket (or any kind of textile fabric) into a work of art!
What you need
- Talens Art Creation Textile paint
- Textile at least 50% cotton
- Painters tape
- Brushes or Sponge stick
- Tear-off palette
- Something to cover the table and yourself
- Line art can be as easy as you want it to be, so this tutorial is perfect for beginners as well as more experienced artists
Outline the parts you want to paint with painter’s tape.
Shake the paint before use and add the chosen color on a tear-off palette.
Paint the parts of the textile with the colors you want. Let it dry for 30 minutes.
Draw line art on the textile using a graphite pencil.
Trace the lines with black paint to let it pop and let it dry for 30 minutes.
Lay a sheet of baking paper on top of the painted part and iron for 5 minutes to fixate. Enjoy!