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Fabric markers: poison dart frog snap-crotch baby shirt

drawn in 1993

poison dart frog garment, front view poison dart frog garment, back view poison dart frog garment, back
view two I drew this shirt for my infant son Will in 1993. This was before I'd discovered fiber reactive dye. This one looked so great at first, but it didn't last long enough to be worn by Will's little brother. The white background picked up the usual baby food stains and had to be bleached...not a good idea. Conclusion: reserve this technique for those whose clothes do not tend to require bleaching--i.e., adults and older kids (assuming they're not too hard on their clothes).

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