Silk Painting

These were my idea sketches
When i drew my deign i put gutta over the pencil lines.
final product

Analogous Color

Colors that appear next to each other on the color wheel. Analagous colors have one hue in common. For example, blue, blue-green, and blue-violet all contain blue. Also called related colors.


The visual sensation dependent on the reflection or absorption of light from a given surface. An element of art made up of three distinct qualities: hue, intensity, and value.

Complementary Colors

Colors that contrast with one another. Complementary colors are opposite one another on the color wheel.

Cool Colors

The family of colors that includes greens, blues, and violets. Cool colors bring to mind cool things, places, and feelings.

Gutta Resist

Prevents dye from reaching the fabric; it resists the dye.

Intermediate Colors

Colors that are a mixture of a primary and a secondary color. Blue-green, red-orange, and red-violet are examples of intermediate colors.

Primary Colors

Colors that are mixed to make all other colors. The primary colors are red, yellow, and blue.

Secondary Color

A color made by mixing two primary colors. An equal mixture of primary colors. The secondary colors are green, violet, and orange.

Warm Colors

The family of colors that includes reds, yellows, and oranges. Warm colors bring to mind warm things, places, and feelings.


How is the word that you chose (if it is not your name) relevant to you? How is the imagery (the symbols, designs, and/or pictures around your word) relevant? The SZ stands for Sam Zid. The background i had a checkered background and some circles with dots, arrows, and swirls to add some different shape.

What color scheme did you choose? Why? I didn't really stick to a color scheme and instead used a lot of different colors, but i did stratigicly place them where they looked appropriate. I did it b/c I wanted a lot of different colors like a disco.

What part of the project did you excel in? What part of the project posed a challenge? I exceled in the water color part, especially when i learned that the paint spreads very good. A part that was hard for me was when i was laying the gutta. This was hard for me b/c my hand was shaking and i slipped into it a couple times.

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