Creating a Temporary Outdoor Dye Studio
- 1-2 large folding tables
- Heavy-weight painter’s plastic
- Large plastic buckets
- Water source
An outdoor studio can be set up relatively quickly when the spirit moves you to work in a natural setting. It doesn’t take up much space, and it requires little in the way of special equipment. All of the supplies you need are identical to those you would use in an indoor wet studio, but there are a few major advantages to working in the open air. Namely, cleanup is much easier and the sunlight provides all of the energy required.
2.Place an old cutting mat on top of the table, then cover it with a sheet of heavy painters plastic.
Note: If you do not have a running water source available such as a faucet or hose, be sure to have several buckets of water at the ready for rinsing gloves and supplies.
3. Position an extra table or shelf nearby to hold your supplies.
4. You now have a temporary dye studio ready to go! Gather your materials and prepare to master the basics of flat dyeing in your temporary workspace.
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