Touch the Silk by Letizia Ripanti
Lab: Working and Playing with Colors and Silk

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Powder pigmants diluted in vibrational water
Powder pigmants diluted in vibrational water
The brushes used by Letizia to paint on silk the powder pigments diluted in vibrational water at rest over a cut of painted silk

The brushes used by Letizia to paint on silk
the powder pigments diluted in vibrational
water at rest over a cut of painted silk
Letizia's outdoor workstation set up

Letizia's outdoor workstation set up
Letizia Ripanti while preparing a cut of silk to start a new piece
Letizia Ripanti while preparing
a cut of silk to start a new piece
Letizia at work painting on silk outside
Letizia at work painting on silk outside.
In order to paint with maximum control of the color nuances as it permeates the fabric, she paints exclusively in clear daylight and mostly outside.
Letizia Ripanti at work outdoor where she gets maximum control over the color nuances as the pigments permeates the silk

Letizia Ripanti at work outdoor where she
gets maximum control over the color
nuances as the pigments permeates the silk
Letizia at work painting a new piece of silk

Letizia at work painting a new piece of silk
Paint on silk in progress

Paint on silk in progress
Kitty loves this finished cut of painted silk
Kitty loves this finished cut of painted silk
Another paint on silk by Letizia is finished. It is ready to air dry completely

Another painting on silk by Letizia is finished.
It is ready to air dry completely.
Another paint on silk by Letizia is finished. It is ready to air dry completely

Another painting on silk by Letizia is finished.
It is ready to air dry completely.
Hand painted silk cuttings used by Letizia to Make flowers, little hearts, and other objects.
Hand painted silk cuttings used by Letizia to
Make flowers, little hearts, and other objects.
Another paint on silk by Letizia is finished. It is ready to air dry completely.
Making flowers withhand painted
silk cuttings by Letizia
Washing the hand painted silk at the end of the process

Washing the hand painted silk
at the end of the process
Letizia playing with a finished piece of painted silk during a photo shot
Letizia playing with a finished piece of
painted silk during a photo shot
Letizia playing on a roof in Sorano, Italy  with a finished piece of painted silk
Letizia playing on a roof in Sorano, Italy
with a finished piece of painted silk
Letizia playing on a roof in Sorano, Italy  with a finished piece of painted silk

Letizia playing on a roof in Sorano, Italy
with a finished piece of painted silk
Playing in the lab with a finished piece of painted silk

Playing with a finished piece of painted silk


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