From Dreaming from the Journal Page by Melanie Testa (This tutorial was previously published in the book Dreaming from the Journal Page by Melanie Testa, copyright 2012; republished here courtesy of CreateMixedMedia.com.)
Freezer paper is the frisket paper of the cloth world. The shiny side of freezer paper irons to cloth and transforms into a mask, reserving that area of cloth in its original state. As with all other masks, you can use it to reserve the positive or negative space in a design, and then you can paint, daub or lightly spray paint over the mask as you wish. Once the paint is dry, gently peel the freezer paper away to reveal your new design.
Dauber or sponge
• These stencils will be semi-reusable—they are reusable until the shiny side
of the paper no longer adheres to your intended cloth.
• You might combine this technique with
a ruling pen technique to further delineate the outline of your stencil on the cloth.
From Dreaming from the Journal Page by Melanie Testa, 2012: Courtesy of www.createmixedmedia.com.
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