Many silk painters paint scarves as a first project and often
ongoing as a popular item and source of income to support
the silk painting habit. Painting scarves served me as a
manageable-sized area in which to experiment and learn
the techniques and behavior of silk, resists, and dyes that I
could expand into my larger work.
I rarely paint scarves these days, but the brilliant colors
and patterns are still fun to look at.
Here are some of my favorites — that people are now wearing.