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Watercolor Tie-Dye Technique

Explore the best of both worlds… tie dye and painting with muted brushstrokes of color that blend together for unique results.

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Step 1:

Mix dyes then add some of each dye color to separate bowls.

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Lay a damp shirt out flat on work surface.

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Dip paintbrush into first color of dye and brush random strokes of color onto shirt.

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Dip paintbrush into second dye color and brush randomly over the top of other brushstrokes. Cover with plastic wrap to keep damp. Let set 6 to 8 hours, rinse thoroughly and wash separately.

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