Though this is a expensive work its my favourite. Learnt this from Jayashree aunty in Egmore(now she is in shenoynagar).Actually she was the first person from whom i learnt my very first craft work(apart from my school craft class) with ice cream sticks ...
This picture was made for my sister-in-law. My other works are with my dad. planning to conduct tanjore painting classes..so will soon post either photos or videos and method soon.
Bombay chalk and french chalk
Poster colour Paint
1)Remove starch from the cloth ( soaking it in water for 1 hr and then dry the cloth).
2)Take 60 ml(approximately)Fevicol and mix it with 1/2 cup water well (to get milk consistency)
3)Dip the cloth in this fevicol paste and squeeze it.Repeat this process 5 to 6 times(so that the cloth absorbs and gets coated with fevicol well)
4)Squeeze the cloth slightly and stick it on the plywood board.
[To stick:- First stick cloth one one side of the board well and then pull the cloth on the opposite side well and stick the cloth well. Use palm to remove the air bubbles and wrinkles by pressing the cloth from center to the edges.]
5)Now stick the third side and fourth side in the same procedure.
6) Pour the remaining fevicol-water mixture(if left out) on this board and spread out evenly.
7) Dry this board in Sun till dry.
check for the more methods soon....