This piece was dampened before tying and scrunching, then fabric paint added.
This piece was dampened and some fabric paint applied, then tied and scrunched before more paint added. (The most successful piece for my purposes.) The colours are more vibrant in reality but all could use a little extra oomph to really give the impression of fire or heat......
Close up of the patterning - love the effect.
Dry fabric folded, scrunched and neat bleach added to exposed folds.
Small piece folded into a rectangle, tied and neat bleach added to exposed surfaces and folds.
Dampened fabric scrunched and tied before bleach added.
All in all pretty pleasing but some further + and - may happen,
Postscript: They look even better once ironed - who'd have thought it would make such a difference?????