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A technique of painting using silk and silk paints. The silk is stretched on a wooden frame and lining paint is used to stop paint spreading and to give a professional finish. Silk paints don't have to be used you can use a variety of paints including water colours and water based inks.

This technique originated in South East Asia.
Wow, what's that?

It's a silk painting.

That's really cool.
by raindropinthedesert May 05, 2009
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