Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Instructions for making Tapa

How to make Tapa




*Brown paper


*Brown dye


*Cotton buds

*paint brush



Step 1: Make sure your paper is 30cm x 30cm.
Step 2: Rule the lines 3cm. (Make sure they are straight)
Step 3: Rule 10 lines across and 10 lines down.
Step 4: Do some patterns. (Do the same pattern on each side)
Step 5: Once you're happy with it go over it with a black vivid.
Step 6: When you’ve finished with the vivid, rub out the lines.
Step 7: Scrunch your paper up 5 times then flatten it up.
Step 8: Dip the paintbrush into the dye and dye it. (Don’t put too much dye on)
Step 9: Let it dry for about 1 hour.
Step 10: Once it drys, bleach the spots that you want to. (If you don’t want to bleach it’s alright)
You can hang it up on the wall or pass it on to a family member.

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