Silk painting is a step by step process involving resist and dyes. Resist is a substance that stops dye flow. Like watercolor, it can involve layering!
Step 4: Wrap the scarves in aluminum foil and steam (using a tamale cooker, for example) for three hours. Wash, air dry, and iron.
Saraiya is a silk painter, writer, flutist, birder, and Baha'i living in Tucson, Arizona.