Today was Day One of our Rice Paste Resist on Silk class with Akemi Cohn at the Coupeville Art Center on Whidbey Island. Akemi is a warm and knowledgeable teacher, and both Gerrie and I felt very much at ease in class.
Here is Akemi kneeding the rice paste resist 'dough' before steaming it:
the mixture after steaming:
mixing the adid dye to add to the rice paste resist
Gerrie drying her first layer of rice paste resist:
my scarf with layer one of the rice paste resist:
it's late, I'm tired, and so you can look at the pictures and figure out the rest for yourself tonight!