To use syrup as a resist is one of the techniques I
love very much. The result is as unpredictable as salt and alchool. You are not able to visualize the final design until after you steam fix
In some books that I read, the syrup is made from 250gr.
sugar and 1 litre water, but I like havier syrup to work with so I use 1
part, even more sugar to 1 part water. The result gives me more
put it in a jar and let rest one day. (photo 1)
I dop the syrup on to the framed
silk huphazardly with a sponge. I sometimes shake the sponge to make
drops. (photo 2 ve 3)
I spray the dye to the silk using a mouth atomizer.
If I spray the silk while the syrup is still wet the
result is different then after the syrup dries. (photo 4, 5 and 6)
You see here
a scarf that I used this technique.