From: Jack Fulton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 07/08/01-11:35:02 AM Z
As I understand it Shannon, this silk fabric comes w/a backing. Perhaps that
will keep the dyes from 'drifting.' About the microwave I don't know . .
but, the principal of the microwave is that it vibrates molecules of water.
That is why Ansel Adams would dry his test prints that way. Though, I must
admit I think he did it more often than not to exhibit his acceptance of
contemporary methods than a practical everyday use.
> From: Shannon Stoney <email@example.com>
> Jack wrote:
>> As I understand it, by me not being set up to be a pro shop to produce 100's
>> of the same item, the print can be set by using a vegetable steamer which
>> one can purchase at a Salvation Army or Goodwill thrift shop for little
> I have done this with procion dyes on silk, although not printed from a
> photo, but rather hand painted. The difficulty is keeping the dyes from
> bleeding onto the wrong parts of the silk. I think if you use saran wrap
> when rolling up the scarf, you have better results.
> I wonder if you could also do it in a microwave?
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