Organza with latex
- story by MaterialDistrict
Organza with latex is one of the special products made by the Dutch designer Noortje Barendswaard. Inspired by artists such as Egon Schiele, Hundertwasser and Paul Klee, she makes objects of organza a transparent silk. This silk is slightly stiffer than raw silk and therefore very suitable for designing in three dimensions.
Noortje Barendswaard uses sometimes multiple layers of fabric which allow colours from different layers to ‘play’ with each other on the background. Shapes and colors of different layers will than change, depending on the perspective of the viewer. As finishing touch, black latex is used to create a remarkable graphic effect.
The technique of her paintings on silk originated in China and produces give deep an bright colours. Maximum fabric size W 130 cm x L 200 cm. The materials can be carefully washed, but not sun dried
e.g. Paintings on silk, Silk jewelry, scarves and clothing,