Thank heavens for this lovely tutorial from Jezze Prints. My darling super-stylish flatmate wants to use one of my linocuts to print onto a t-shirt, but try as I might, I had not been able find a way to get fabric paint to work - it kept coming out blotchy and parts weren't printing at all.
I was looking online to see if perhaps there was a better substance than fabric paint, but the tutorial showed me how to turn the paint into a useable medium. Jezze Prints is apparently an amateur chemist and she figured out that if you add a few grains of salt to the paint it liquefies a little and absorbs nicely into a felt pad.
I've trialled the printing on a piece of scrap fabric and it worked a dream:
I'll do a few more dry runs and then put it onto the t-shirt.
Also, now I've seen Jezze Print's work, I am really in love with her style, her work looks wonderful: