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Dragon Silk Paintings Enjoying Their Home In Guildford
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Andrew and Tracey Thatcher live in Surrey. Andrew is self-employed and creates Exhibition stands and Tracey is an exams coordinator. Both love greyhounds and after just losing one they are waiting for the right time for another greyhound to join their family. Meikie Designs was interested in finding out the reasons behind their many purchases and asked Annie Dixon from Writing and Blogging to discover more about the original paintings they have bought and which have now taken up residence in their home in Guildford. How did you hear about Meikie Designs? We first met Meikie and...
What is Silk Painting?
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What is Silk Painting? Are you looking to enhance a room in your home with a silk painting that has been designed especially for you in the colours of your choice? Here we explore what silk painting is and what sets it apart from batik and silk screen printing which it is often confused with. Batik Batik originates from Java, Indonesia and is a centuries old tradition involving decorating cloth using wax and dye. The word batik originates from the Javanese tik and means to dot. The art involves blocking out selected parts of the...