A technique that was developed in the 1820’s. It is a chemical process used on fabric that is both a mix of cellulose fibres and protein based fibre. A gel containing sodium hydrogen sulphate is either painted, or printed onto the fabric, the chemical gel then dissolves the cellulose fibres leaving the protein fibres intact.
Painting coat of latex, glues, paint mixes, cement and paint.
Shelley Fox heat melted sequins, see page 131 Techno Textiles 2.
Rick Owens Painted knitted fabric…