…after a few years research about 1940s handpainting, I started first with a tiger blouse
then the panther blouse followed. After this, I could ´stand on my own´ and create different styles/themes which I worked with. It is not easy to find good fabrics with a very smooth surface to paint on. I always use rayon in different weights.
Then I made special blouses for costumers…
Fish print Tropical flowers 1940s Cocktails
However it makes a lot of fun to create painted blouses for dear customers, I have to be careful. I don’t like too much of anything. One of my important rules. So, I try to stop painting on blouses in this kind of style for a while.
Other orders I liked doing were these ones: