processes- printed image on digitally prepared canvas and molding paste.
Molding paste was textured to hint at writing while the quilting is the text of
the muse. Brads attached the molding paste insert, paint seals the edges and
provides an accent. The entire piece is protected with satin varnish.
A easy way to get colored string or pearl cotton is to simply paint it.
Arrange the white or light colored thread in a shallow dish. I use recycled veggie trays. Perfect!
Drop diluted highly pigmented liquid paint like Golden Fluid acrylics in spots on loosely arranged threads. I also use the very liquid paints like Seta Silk or Dye-na-flow. If you use a lightly colored thread, the color of the unpainted thread will affect the final color.
For example, you can find these on Dharma Trading Company- https://www.dharmatrading.com/paints/kits/dye-na-flow-starter-set.html