tissue paper runs!

Just a little by the way from usual antics, you know how the color in tissue paper runs when it gets wet?

Scrumpled up and spritzed with water, then squished between sketchbook pages and left to dry overnight got these results

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I used dark and mid blue tissue, so as well as staining the book pages they also added color to each other and have gone in the collage-scraps box …. another time I think I’ll try this on watercolor paper, got a feeling that’ll be a cool effect.

Author: Mixy

artist, thing maker & idea magpie. I am making it all up, one bit at a time.

10 thoughts on “tissue paper runs!”

      1. Sometimes it doesn’t go so well like when I put cured dyed red fabric and cured dyed pale blue fabric in the washing machine together to rinse and scour. An odd combination of colours resulted which I didn’t like at first and resolved to overdye. But a month of living with them has changed my mind and I can see possibilities…


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